Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for July 15? Send in yours by noon July 18, and we'll be the judge. | AP photo
Updated: August 16, 2013 6:07AM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
July 15’s photo features many Santas while July 8’s photo featured chasing dogs.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.
Entries for July 15’s photo must be received by noon July 18.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
July 8’s winner for the photo featuring chasing dogs:
In order to increase attendance at the dog track they started using real mailmen instead of the electric rabbit. — Larry Rapsky, Lemont
Marathon directors test entertaining new way of encouraging stragglers to pick up the pace. — Ed Guzdziol, Worth
Hey! The horses get their jockeys at the start of the race. Why do we have to chase ours? — John Morrissey, Tinley Park
The United States is in training for the 2014 Running of the Bulls in Spain. — Gerry Worobey, Chicago
Best of the Rest:
Oh no! The world’s gone to the dogs. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community
A fun time was had by all at the annual Mailman Olympics. — Sandra DeGrado, Lemont
A tune-up race for the Running of the Bulls in Spain. — Bob Goes, Orland Park
It looks like the bipeds will have to for-feet the race. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen
Doggone it! Here come the elite runners. — Maureen Heinz, Evergreen Park
Whoa! Who let the dogs out? — Dorothy Taylor, Country Club Hills
This is less exciting than Running of the Bulls in Spain. — Vince Vizza, Evergreen Park
Which one of you idiots yelled, “OK dogs, start your engines?” — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
Faster, fellas. I know those guys have bacon. — Patricia Cross, Hometown
I’ve heard of Running of the Bulls. But Running of the Dogs? — Libby Murray, Park Forest
Aaaaaaaaand they’re off to the races. — Chris Langnes, Tinley Park