A Thousand Words for Oct. 28, 2013
October 28, 2013 8:06AM
Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for Oct. 28? Send in yours by noon Oct. 31, and we'll be the judge. | AP file photo
Updated: November 30, 2013 7:52PM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
Oct. 28’s photo features a wedding while Oct. 21’s photo featured a child and some pumpkins.
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 email@example.com with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.
Entries for Oct. 28’s photo must be received by noon Oct. 31.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
Check out the gallery for bonus photos and captions.
Oct. 21’s winner for the photo featuring a child and some pumpkins:
Linus jumps out of the comics and into reality on his never-ending quest for the Great Pumpkin. Let’s roll, Charlie Brown! — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
She did call me Pumpkin, but I didn’t know she meant it. — Alyce Sanders, Calumet City
If you search long and hard enough you’re bound to come across a really good one, but there’s one that’s already been carved. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen
I was told babies came from the cabbage patch but I never knew toddlers were from the pumpkin patch. — Nancy Smith-Slee, Palos Heights
Best of the Rest:
I’ve never liked the expression “my little pumpkin.” — Bill Figel, Chicago’s Beverly community
But I don’t wanna be a jack-o’-lantern. — Patricia Cross, Hometown
Little Johnny’s parents always told him he came from the cabbage patch. Johnny finally learns the real truth. — Maureen Osinski, Alsip
I’ll have all five pumpkins. Wheel me outta here. — Doris Wills, Oak Forest
Ever since my daddy started calling me Pumpkin I was worried something like this might happen. — EJ Oahueke, Worth
My name is Jack and if I stay with these gourds too long I’ll be Jack O’Lantern. — Carl F. Rollberg, Calumet Park
I’m a little squashed in here and the gearshift is stuck. — Kimberly Bartuska, Homer Glen
I guess I can ride along with you because when I’m good my mommy calls me her little punkin. — Larry Rapsky, Lemont
My name is Jack, but don’t think you can make me into a jack-o’-lantern. — Nancy Arciero, Orland Park
Little Jack O’Leary is holding on to what will soon become Jack O’Lantern. — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park
I was never that happy when everyone started calling me Pumpkin, but this is going too far — Tom Ksiezak, Midlothian
One pumpkin, two pumpkin, three pumpkin, four. I want more. More is better! — Lynne Moleck, Hickory Hills
This is cheaper than the hayride. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community
Hey, Mom! I might be your little pumpkin, but they’re squashing me. Help! — Bill Josma, Midlothian