Cartoon Tomfoolery (#630)

You are invited to play this quick minor league-version of The New Yorker Caption Contest.

‘New Yorker’ drawing by Mick Stevens (contest 630)

Every week I enter the magazine’s contest, using it as a comic writing exercise. Below are five captions. Three are the magazine’s semifinal selections, one is the winner, and two are mine. See if you can guess which are which.

A.  “Trust me, come low tide everyone will want these seats.”
B.  “Please tell me that was your foot.”
C.  “Well, at least no one can see your Speedo.”
D.  “The drain must be clogged again.”
E.  “On the other hand, we only need half as much sunscreen.”

This cartoon is the property of The New Yorker. I devour every issue of the magazine and consider it “must” reading for writers and those who appreciate good writing.

Answers:  A winner, B & D Duane’s captions, B Duane’s submission

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