It’s almost Memorial Day weekend: Get out there and get your summer started!
First, though, send us a funny caption for this picture. Email your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put “5/23 caption contest” in the subject line, and include your name, city and phone number.
Deadline for entries is 11:59 tonight.
The winning caption scores a $25 gift card. The winner and runners-up will appear here next Friday.
LAST WEEK’S WINNER
Well, of course that horse is belting out a tune, right? (We also got several references to the old TV show “Mr. Ed.”) And the winner was …
“I’m singing in the reins … just singing in the reins …” (Ralph Olson, Buckner, Mo.)
“… and the home … of the … braaaaaaayyyyyy!” (John Brockhaus, Kansas City)
If you’re happy and you know it, show your teeth! (Dave Kasper, Prairie Village)
John Elway! (Ed Boswell, La Cygne, Kan.)
“Hortense! Quit nagging me!” (Janie Hodges, Shawnee)
My orthodontist could do wonders for that overbite. (Sharon Robertson, Kansas City)
“Oh, Wilbur! Thanks for getting me that tube of Colgate!” (Mike Reed, Overland Park)
“OK, dahling, I’m ready for my closeup.” (Barbara Coffman, Merriam)
“Yes, I did clean my teeth. See?” (Peter Ellis, Lenexa)
“Are my Crest White Strips living up to their reputation?” (Priscilla LoPresti, Leavenworth)
“You could have at least warmed your hands up!” (Steve Novak, Lee’s Summit; others similar)
“I was born to sing opera.” (T.A. Donohue, Baldwin City, Kan.)
Keep up the smart mouth, Mr. Ed, and you’ll soon meet Mr. Elmer’s. (Dee Muzingo, Overland Park)
“Hay again?! That’s so yesterday! Gimme some quinoa!” (Jo Anne Ozhan, Leawood)
“I think I won the race by a nose!” (John Shamet, Kansas City, Kan.)
| Tim Engle, The Star