Cartoon Caption Contest Results

Our panel of ten judges (speakers and improv comedy players) have cast their ballots for the June Cartoon Caption Contest — Layoff Notice.  Our contests feature the artwork of professional cartoonist Dan Rosandich.

Our next Cartoon Caption Contest is announced July 1.

New Joke Contests are announced mid-month.

Here are this month’s top lines.


I guess I’ll have to do all my web surfing at home now.

     Sandy Kampner, Evergreen Park, Illinois, USA


After 20 years I finally got noticed.
     Tom Nee, Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA

I think I’ll start my own business, but I can’t decide between selling real estate or opening a car dealership.
     Gary Bachman, Hagerstown, Maryland, USA

HONORABLE MENTION (in random order)

  – I can understand laying off office personnel, but we’re the only two brain surgeons the hospital has!
  – You, me, a torch, gasoline, right here, 8 tonight, you in?
  – Can I hang with you until I get a job, my family sorta thinks I’m the boss where I work.
  – Can’t believe I now bought these pens to make me look more professional!
  – We’re partners, how could we do this to each other.
  – I’d be afraid to give it to Bubba too.
  – We are really lucky!  We collect more in Unemployment than we would be paid under the new contract.
  – My name is misspelled here…So it may not be me.
  – Only 998 more of these and the CEO gets a bonus.
   – I need a box for all my Employee of the Month awards.
   – Sure I don’t have long blond hair and a nice body, but why me?
  – I was expecting The Golden Parachute…but all I got was A Lead Balloon.
  – Mine is addressed To Whom It May Concern.
  – I should have known after they took my name off my parking space.
  – Accidently e-mail the formula for Coca Cola to all our competitors and look what happens.
  – Who knew the boss would track on-line Sudoku.
  – I would have been happier if my WIFE had given me a lay off notice.
  – Oh sorry, I didn’t realize I left your annual review in the Xerox.
  – If only we had the cover letter, we’d know whom this fax was supposed to go to.
  – Don’t worry. The guy who made my toupee said we can go into business with him.
  – What really hurts is our company manufactures legal stationery for business use, and I  designed this Form!
  – For Lent, I vowed to lay off all vices.  Now the company is laying off all the Vices.
  – Well, as they say, “When one door closes, another opens.”  Just so long as it doesn’t open onto an empty elevator shaft.
  – No sweat, really…I’ve got enough money to retire on, provided I die within three months!
  – Not so much a death sentence, it’s our get out of jail free card.
  – Since we work for a top major league baseball team, I was expecting that we’d get a playoff notice!
  – I’d retire but I’m lousy at golf, fishing and living on nothing.
  – I knew it would come to this…but I hoped it would be after I retired.
  – I had a full head of hair like yours when I started working for this company.
  – I’m blowing the whistle, are you in or out?

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