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A Thousand Words for June 24, 2013

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Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for June 24? Send in yours by noon June 27, and we'll be the judge. | File photo

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Updated: July 25, 2013 6:08AM



A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.

June 24’s photo features two dogs while June 17’s photo featured President Lincoln.

Think you can write a funny caption? Send in yours, and we’ll be the judge.

Every Monday we’ll run a photo and the best captions from the previous week.

Your submissions can be mailed to: Craig Pedziwiatr — A Thousand Words, SouthtownStar, c/o Sun-Times Media, 350 N. Orleans St., 10 South, Chicago, IL 60654.

Submissions also can be emailed to cpedziwiatr@southtownstar.com with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.

Entries for June 24’s photo must be received by noon June 27.

Please include your name, hometown and phone number.

June 17’s winner for the photo featuring President Lincoln:

Can you email me the Gettysburg Address? — Tim Schutz, Homewood

Runners-up:

I just received a text about a show tonight at Ford’s Theatre. Is anyone interested? — Laura Simpson, Oak Lawn

If I get one more political message I’ll scream. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community

Four score and seven years ago, Illinois wasn’t so broke. — Marie Hernandez, Chicago

Best of the Rest:

I can’t reach him. Do you believe in this day and age that he doesn’t have a cell phone? — Robert Maszak, Homewood

Look what I found out of the time machine. — Lynne Moleck, Hickory Hills

What manner of trickery might this tiny moving window be? — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park

President Lincoln and his American cousins gather as war approaches on the Verizon. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen

What do you think they are, Abe? Is it a newfangled way to play checkers? — Sandy Nichols, Tinley Park

What is this ringing thing? Wow! It’s so high-tech. — Eileen Wisniowicz, Westmont

I don’t know, Abe. I don’t recognize the material and it has buttons. I think, maybe, it’s from Mary’s corset. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn



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