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Caption contest for Dec. 26

The Associated Press

Well, at least this soccer dude is chewing on his own thumb, as opposed to biting someone else.

What’s your funniest caption for this picture? Email your entry to starfyi@gmail.com. Put “12/26 caption contest” in the subject line, and include your name, city and phone number.

Deadline for entries is 11:59 p.m. Friday.

The winning caption scores a $25 gift card. The winner and runners-up will appear here next Friday.

OUR LAST WINNER

Lots of “Objects in mirror are closer than they appear,” although several of the variations were funny. As for the winner (with props to the Beatles) …

▪ Beaver, you can drive my car and maybe I’ll love you. Beep beep be-beep beep yeah! (Trish Wesley, Kansas City)

RUNNERS-UP

▪ When Bob broke his side-view mirror, his only option was to hire Rent-a-Rodent to warn him of passing cars. (Irene Goldstein, Overland Park)

▪ “Rats! Traffic jam. Just look at those nuts.” (Sharon Hicks, Bonner Springs)

▪ “Mirror, mirror on the car, am I the biggest rodent you’ve seen so far?” (Greg Schoen, Overland Park)

▪ Another day joining the rat race on I-435 westbound. (Ralph Olson, Buckner, Mo.)

▪ Rodents in mirror may be larger than they appear. (Pat Hervey, Prairie Village)

▪ “Why do I travel with Buddy the Beaver? He always finds the best lodges.” (Matt McCarter, Overland Park)

▪ “I hope that red-light camera is getting my best side.” (Betty J. Ludwig, Leavenworth)

▪ Rodent rage. (David Hicks, Bonner Springs)

▪ Hey, man! You’ve got one uggg-ly dog there. (Jim Dingwerth, Olathe)

▪ “FASTER! I think we’re gaining on them!” (John Morasch, Gravois Mills, Mo.)

▪ “Wow! I really am ruggedly handsome!” (Robin Hixson, Louisburg, Kan., and others)

▪ “Damn, I look good in this car!” (Rick Weiser, Overland Park)

▪ The groundhog seeing his reflection does not mean six more weeks of summer. (Jim Kitchens, Atchison, Kan.)

▪ “Make a left on Cedar. My nest is in the third oak tree on the right.” (Scott Barnes, Leawood)

▪ “That’s what I look like?! Ugh, now I see why humans hate us.” (Chris Brower, Lawrence)

▪ “Mirror, mirror on the door, who’s the fairest, I implore?” (Roselea Nellis, Olathe)

▪ Capybaras in mirror are closer than they appear. (Mary Hodges, Mission)

▪ Otters in your mirror may be closer than they appear! (Robert Hurst, Kansas City)

| Tim Engle, The Star

RUNNERS-UP

▪ When Bob broke his side-view mirror, his only option was to hire Rent-a-Rodent to warn him of passing cars. (Irene Goldstein, Overland Park)

▪ “Rats! Traffic jam. Just look at those nuts.” (Sharon Hicks, Bonner Springs)

▪ “Mirror, mirror on the car, am I the biggest rodent you’ve seen so far?” (Greg Schoen, Overland Park)

▪ Another day joining the rat race on I-435 westbound. (Ralph Olson, Buckner, Mo.)

▪ Rodents in mirror may be larger than they appear. (Pat Hervey, Prairie Village)

▪ “Why do I travel with Buddy the Beaver? He always finds the best lodges.” (Matt McCarter, Overland Park)

▪ “I hope that red-light camera is getting my best side.” (Betty J. Ludwig, Leavenworth)

▪ Rodent rage. (David Hicks, Bonner Springs)

▪ Hey, man! You’ve got one uggg-ly dog there. (Jim Dingwerth, Olathe)

▪ “FASTER! I think we’re gaining on them!” (John Morasch, Gravois Mills, Mo.)

▪ “Wow! I really am ruggedly handsome!” (Robin Hixson, Louisburg, Kan., and others)

▪ “Damn, I look good in this car!” (Rick Weiser, Overland Park)

▪ The groundhog seeing his reflection does not mean six more weeks of summer. (Jim Kitchens, Atchison, Kan.)

▪ “Make a left on Cedar. My nest is in the third oak tree on the right.” (Scott Barnes, Leawood)

▪ “That’s what I look like?! Ugh, now I see why humans hate us.” (Chris Brower, Lawrence)

▪ “Mirror, mirror on the door, who’s the fairest, I implore?” (Roselea Nellis, Olathe)

▪ Capybaras in mirror are closer than they appear. (Mary Hodges, Mission)

▪ Otters in your mirror may be closer than they appear! (Robert Hurst, Kansas City)

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