Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for Feb. 3? Send in yours by noon Feb. 6, and we'll be the judge. | File photo
Updated: March 4, 2014 6:03AM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
Feb. 3’s photo features a pigeon while Jan. 27’s photo featured a polar bear.
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 Feb. 3’s photo must be received by noon Feb. 6.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
Jan. 27’s winner for the photo featuring a polar bear with a gift:
The saying is “Beware of Greeks bearing gifts,” so I think I’m OK. — Vince Vizza, Evergreen Park
Up here in the Arctic, nothing stops delivery of the mail. Bears care. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
You can tell the package is from home because it’s well seal-ed. My polar vortex Gore-Tex arrived just in time. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen
At last, my Crave Attack Super Sack has been delivered. — Nancy C. Smith-Slee, Palos Heights
Best of the Rest:
I’m so happy with my gift, I can bear-ly contain my glee. It smells like Mama’s salmon-flavored fruitcake. — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park
Santa Claus is from the North Pole and I’m a polar bear, so why am I getting my Christmas gift in the last week of January? And, as usual, it’s a box lunch. — John Morrissey, Tinley Park
Thanks! I didn’t think anyone remembered. — Elaine Phillips, Flossmoor
No matter where you hide it, I will find it. — Marianne Vonasten, Oak Lawn
Mine! All mine! — A. Jellema, Crestwood
This FedEx job stinks. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community
Hey, another gift from Santa Claus at the North Pole. — Carol Nowacki, Homer Glen
There’s nothing fishy about this present. It gets my seal of approval. Yum, yum, yum, yum. — EJ Oahueke, Worth
I can’t believe I figured out how to get sushi delivered right to the zoo. — Tony Ficke, Homer Glen
Move over UPS and FedEx. I am the Polar Express. — Miriam Zegar, Orland Park
I could bear-ly wait for these winter hair products to arrive. — Linda Stahulak, Crete
I don’t know what a birthday is, but I sure know when I smell fish. — Patricia Cross, Hometown
I come bear-ing gifts. — Mike Shizas, Burbank
I finally got my Christmas package from UPS. — Carl Stahulak, Crete