Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for Dec. 23? Send in yours by noon Dec. 26, and we'll be the judge. | AP Photo
Updated: January 24, 2014 6:08AM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
Dec. 23’s photo features a bullfighter while Dec. 16’s photo featured a shark.
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 Dec. 23’s photo must be received by noon Dec. 26.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
Dec. 16’s winner for the photo featuring a shark:
As filming gets underway for the sequel to “Splash,” the new mermaid costume receives mixed reviews. — David Pringle, Willow Springs
This is what they couldn’t show you on “Sharknado.” — Ryan Arciero, Orland Park
This is the last time I will try to eat a lost marathon runner. — Fred Brueck, Mokena
I hope the taxidermist doesn’t faint when he sees what I brought him. — EJ Oahueke, Worth
Best of the Rest:
This is without a doubt one of the biggest fish tales I’ve encountered in a long time. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
My friend let me borrow this. So is it a loan shark? — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park
Mom and Dad, I know you told me there are a lot of fish in the sea, but I wasn’t sure how I ended up with this one. — Miriam Zegar, Orland Park
I’m standing on my own two fins. — Major C. Bester, Hazel Crest
Believe it or not, it actually smells like chicken in here. — Mike Shizas, Burbank
Jaws Senior to Jaws Junior: I am so proud of you for getting a job as a Metra employee. — Caroline Bueche, Orland Park
Go slow or you will fishtail. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community
This is the last time I invite 20 people over for fish dinner. — Joan Knudsen, Chicago Ridge
I’m having a bad day. I feel like a fish out of water. — Shawn Paluch, Chicago
I thought this sailor was an easy meal, but now we’re heading for the fish market. — Joseph Redmond, Oak Lawn