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A Thousand Words for Aug. 26, 2013

Think you can write funny captigo with this phofor Aug. 26? Send yours by noAug. 29 we'll be judge.

Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for Aug. 26? Send in yours by noon Aug. 29, and we'll be the judge. | AP file photo

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Updated: September 27, 2013 6:03AM



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

Aug. 26’s photo features a roundup while Aug. 19’s photo featured a walrus.

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., 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654.

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

Entries for Aug. 26’s photo must be received by noon Aug. 29.

Please include your name, hometown and phone number.

Aug. 19’s winner for the photo featuring a walrus:

Wally Walrus says, “Hey, kids. Look how long you will keep your teeth by brushing twice a day.” — Barbara Moore, Tinley Park

Runners-up:

I told them if you kept eating peanut butter and jellyfish, you’ll have ugly stains on your teeth. — Carl F. Rollberg, Calumet Park

All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth brushed. — Radislav Majic, Chicago

Use Tusk Tusk Toothbrushes. We guarantee good dental health and fresh breath for your pets. — Jerry Centner, Oak Forest

Best of the Rest:

Brusha Brusha. Get the new walrus toothpaste. It’s just dandy for your tusks. — Kathy Brady, Midlothian

Please get the lower part of my tusk. I’m a good-looking girl and I got a hot date tonight. — John Morrissey, Tinley Park

Did you put enough toothpaste on the brush? — Tim Doyle, Oak Lawn

Are you sure you’re brushing twice a day? — Dorothy Purcell, Palos Park

Brusha, Brusha, Brusha. And they said I was too long in the tooth to do this commercial. — Joan E. Knudsen, Chicago Ridge

Thank God I’m not his proctologist. — Gino Cappuccino, Chicago

You’ll be amazed at how the ladies are dazzled by your smile after I get through here. — Dale Sink, Frankfort

I’m too long in the tooth for this. — Irene Wight, Oak Lawn

Don’t look so sad. Show me your fan-tusk-tic smile. — Mike Shizas, Burbank

Art quit piano lessons years ago, but he still likes to tickle the ivories on occasion. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen

Don’t forget after the tusk massage I also have a pedicure coming. — Larry Rapsky, Lemont

This is the last time I buy a Groupon special for Bright Smile teeth whitening. — Diane Bechtlofft, Hickory Hills

You better learn to keep these clean, Wally. If you ever need a root canal you’ll have a big problem. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn

So this is what they mean by “long in the tooth.” — Dennis Schuit, Oak Forest

I just hope that I don’t need braces. — JoJo Martin, Richton Park



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