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Thursday Photo Caption Contest–March 1

"At this rate it is going to take me forever to get dressed."

Apparently the sight of a scantily clad man engrossed in his knitting fired up the imaginations of our readers! We made a cup of tea and settled down to knit one, purl two our way through your many caption submissions. Leg warmers! Greek mythology! Puns! Poor fashion sense!

We became so tangled that we turned to guest judge Lynn Bassanese, the Acting Director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library, to decide which captions to cast off.

Congratulations to James! (Check your email for a code for 15% off in your eStore.) Lynn chose your caption as the winner. “Eleanor Roosevelt was a knitter and we have many of her knitting needles and projects in our museum collection,” said Lynn. “She would applaud this young man’s efforts!”

This photograph comes from the holdings of the FDR Library, but its World War II  context is not quite so sunny as the stoop in the picture. The original caption reads:  “Believed to be Italian nationals in a U. S. Detention camp.”

Today’s photo also features men, but they seem to be engaged in a more traditionally masculine activity! Give us your wittiest caption in the comments below!

"Your caption here!"

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Comments

Comment from Hendry
Time March 1, 2012 at 4:52 pm

Here’s to forgetting.

Comment from Chris Bryant
Time March 1, 2012 at 4:56 pm

“I warned you Sarge: that can just came from the freezer.”

Comment from Logan
Time March 1, 2012 at 5:11 pm

You’re never going to get it out of the can like that!

Comment from Sara
Time March 1, 2012 at 5:12 pm

Uhh, that’s not how you drink it, Bob.

Comment from Mariecris
Time March 1, 2012 at 5:25 pm

Just like Mama used to make!

Comment from Mariecris
Time March 1, 2012 at 5:26 pm

Uh, you kiss it you buy it…

Comment from Mariecris
Time March 1, 2012 at 5:28 pm

And people wonder why we have an obesity problem…

Comment from John
Time March 1, 2012 at 5:53 pm

I here by name this can Shirley!

Comment from Deirdre Black
Time March 1, 2012 at 6:16 pm

Yeah buddy… just wrap me up a case of Knickerbockers in some pinstripes and call me Babe!

Comment from Jim Haas
Time March 1, 2012 at 6:21 pm

Oh yes, Ben Franklin was right
( think about it )

Comment from Lil
Time March 1, 2012 at 9:08 pm

THIS is my sweetheart tonight!

Comment from Amy
Time March 1, 2012 at 9:45 pm

“Bob, I know you like your canned meats, but at least open the can before kissing the Spam!”

Comment from Lynn
Time March 2, 2012 at 12:09 am

Hello sweetie, come to daddy he’s mighty thirtsy!

Comment from Denise
Time March 2, 2012 at 12:51 am

Ruppert’s Knickerbocker Beer — just in time for the founder’s birthday, Marth 4th!!

Comment from alisa
Time March 2, 2012 at 12:22 pm

“Okay Joe, I know it is lonely being here in the Pacific, but this is ridiculous!”

Comment from Ryan Tickle
Time March 2, 2012 at 3:39 pm

Two years of fighting in the Pacific robbed Howard of his favorite American invention: Scratch-’n-Sniff beer cans.

Comment from Burble
Time March 2, 2012 at 5:33 pm

What did I tell you?! Creamed corn-flavor beer is going make us millions!

Comment from Mickey
Time March 6, 2012 at 9:19 am

“I’m not speaking Greek here! Seven’s the limit and not one more!”