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Thursday’s Caption Contest

The winning caption
When I voted to approve appropriations for the country’s highways, I didn’t think I’d have to build them!

Last’s week winning caption goes to Marc, whose plowman did not expect to have quite such an active role in government.

If you thought this looked like a victorious pursuit for these two well-dressed gentlemen, you would be correct. In this image from the Roosevelt Presidential Library, the Victory Garden Program Secretary is plowing Boston Common in 1944. There are no records on how many rutabagas were successfully planted and harvested.

This week’s mystery photo is more ominous than victorious! Put your caption in the comments box below.

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Comment from Pat
Time March 3, 2011 at 10:52 am

“You won’t feel a thing”.

Comment from Keith Ramsey
Time March 3, 2011 at 10:54 am

One way or another, Alice was determined to stop biting her fingernails.

Comment from bria
Time March 3, 2011 at 10:55 am

The first PSAs promoting mammograms were obviously unsuccessful. Thanks goodness for improved technology.

Comment from Joyce
Time March 3, 2011 at 10:59 am

Edward Scissorhands mother is revealed!

Comment from t
Time March 3, 2011 at 11:01 am

With the last implants in place, Solon Buck’s Stepford Archivist was complete.

Comment from Sebastian
Time March 3, 2011 at 11:02 am

Well, turns out drilling a hole in a tooth IS rocket science.

Comment from Robert
Time March 3, 2011 at 11:05 am

Ready for your manicure, Dr. Strangelove.

Comment from Harry Smeltzer
Time March 3, 2011 at 11:14 am

I’d rather have a free bottle in front of me than a pre-frontal lobotomy.

Comment from Jill
Time March 3, 2011 at 11:30 am

Who’re you calling Hotlips, buddy?!

Comment from Martin Prochnik
Time March 3, 2011 at 12:20 pm

How long have you had this sinus problem?

Comment from Susan
Time March 3, 2011 at 12:26 pm

Now just hold still…this will only hurt a little.

Comment from Barb
Time March 3, 2011 at 12:43 pm

When I say to, just turn your head and cough.

Comment from Hugh Ryon
Time March 3, 2011 at 1:38 pm

I’ll take care of you and your Toto. You won’t have to go on to the Wizard.

Comment from Elaine Schenot
Time March 3, 2011 at 1:40 pm

Ernestine knew she was being watched — but couldn’t resist using the machine as a personal tanning tool.

Comment from Gary Lutz
Time March 3, 2011 at 2:32 pm

She had the dream that it might be possible to go a step beyond making machines of men – by making men of machines…

Comment from Traci
Time March 3, 2011 at 3:33 pm

From NASA, Canadarm’s birth, mother of that robotic arm…

Comment from Marene
Time March 4, 2011 at 10:07 am

After spending 5 million dollars on test production the Air Force was shocked to learn that the mechanical arms did a better job as a beautician than handling plutonium.

Comment from Dave Miller
Time March 4, 2011 at 5:37 pm

Thursday morning, Igor called in sick. Frau Bluecher stood in during an experiment, as Dr. Frankenstein nervously yelled, “Remove the electrode transducers!” To her stunned amazement, the bandaged wrapped lifeless subject began to move, and over the sound of a crack of thunder, Frankenstein yelled “It’s Alive!”

Comment from Tara McLoughlin
Time March 7, 2011 at 12:31 pm

Affable housekeeper by day, homicidal nurse by night, Alice from the Brady Bunch indeed led a macabre double life.