Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for Jan. 27? Send in yours by noon Jan 30, and we'll be the judge. | Getty Images file photo
Updated: February 28, 2014 6:07AM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
Jan. 27’s photo features a polar bear while Jan. 20’s photo featured pigs.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.
Entries for Jan. 27’s photo must be received by noon Jan. 30.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
Jan. 20’s winner for the photo featuring pigs:
The Ricketts family’s rebuilding effort has taken a turn for the “wurst.” — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park
Hey, Porky, quit being such a ball hog. — Jimbo McKee, Chicago Heights
The Green Bay Packers’ halftime soccer match was a big hit with the fans. — Ed Watson, Tinley Park
This team is eager to show their soccer skills in the Pig Leagues. — Joseph Redmond, Oak Lawn
Best of the Rest:
If you squint you can read it. It states, “Genuine leather.” Leather, Babe, not pigskin! We can enjoy kicking this one around. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
No. 5 is always hamming it up and hogging the ball. — Tony Ficke, Homer Glen
These little piggies nosed the ball all the way to the market. — Bill Ehrhart, Evergreen Park
The World Series of Bacon. — Miriam Zegar, Orland Park
Eight pig in corner pocket. — Oliver DaBeardie, Chicago
Yep, it’s Grandpa all right. I recognize the smell. — Pat Browne, Lemont
This ball smells yummy. It smells just like bacon. Oh, no! It is! Everybody run away! — Rich Rahn, Evergreen Park
We don’t play football because they use pigskin. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community
Push the ball to the baseball field before they think about making a ball out of us. — John Morrissey, Tinley Park
Quit hogging the ball. — Joan Knudsen, Chicago Ridge