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Current Submissions

"Where's the NFPA when you need them?" Submitted by Aiden Starr, Brunswick, Ohio

"Rocky's response to the new policy that plant operators will perform housekeeping chores." Submitted by Alan Charles, Aurora, Colo.

"Where did I leave my ignition source???" Submitted by Alexandra Taylor, Bay City, Texas

"I'm just follow QM quidelines, this layer must be exactly 3 mm thick....." Submitted by Alicia Clemons, Gladstone, Mo.

"Scotty, I need more speed." Submitted by Art Sinclair, Chester, Va.

"Boy, I really wish they'd let me go home and get my leaf blower!" Submitted by Bob Skulemowski, Minneapolis

"On the count of five--take a deep breath." Submitted by Cherie Avallon, Hammond, Ind.

"Who said controlling dust was harder than herding cats? If I had one of those BIGASS fans it would be even easier!" Submitted by Cheryl Thames, Pascagoula, Miss.

"My name is Rusty but everybody at work calls me Dusty". " I guess I am going to have to get a name tag" Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Springfield, Ohio

"Another fine job by Dust Control. Next we'll send in Vacuum Control then Mop Control." I love working for the government! "" Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Springfield, Ohio

"As the head of engineering, I told the boss his idea stunk." He said "thanks for your honesty and that he had a new position for me for being so candid." Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Springfield, Ohio

"Hey you're holding it backwards and you need to attach a bag." Submitted by Dale Anderson, Hayward, Calif.

"I can't remember all the elements for a dust explosion, but I know if I eliminate this fuel source that takes care of one of the five." Submitted by Daniel Braker, Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich.

"You said "Keep the desk dustfree!"" Submitted by Dario Tomat, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

"Rookie Move; "I'll just get this dust taken care of while everyone is at lunch...I see a raise in my future."" Submitted by Darrel Nelson, Brookings, Oreg.

""Use a Swiffer" they said. HA!" Submitted by Dave Switzer, Blue Springs, Mo.

"It always works better after vacation!" Submitted by David Ruff

"...if I can just dilute this enough to get below the concentration limit, we are home free." Submitted by David Sloan, San Antonio, Texas

"IT finally cleared the last of the computer bugs from the company's sytem." Submitted by Dean Kirkner, Trussville, Ala.

"Why do we need an updated process this one was successfully validated years ago." Submitted by Debbie Eles, Moon Township, Pa.

"Why do we need an updated process this one was successfully validated years ago." Submitted by Debbie Eles, Moon Township, Pa.

"My High School Teacher had said "Johnny don't sweep your problems under the carpet. Face it and you will see blow away"" Submitted by Dilshad Ahmed, Marlton, N.J.

"You Don't use a electric fan to get rid of dust use a feather duster. " Submitted by Donald Drummond, Clarksburg, WV

"Wipe? No, this is the right way!" Submitted by Ernesto Calderon, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

"It's ok, I’m a technician…" Submitted by Frank Hicks, Deepwater, N.J.

"Not my problem anymore!" Submitted by Frank Jeanson, Mars, Pa.

"Get it cleaned before the EPA inspector arrives for the Dust Control Inspection." Submitted by Frank Pierce, Salinas, Calif.

"Suspension is a dimension of contention!" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"It's OK, were using the new Swifter products! They catch and hold the dust...." Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"Bob, those sure do look like asbestos particles!" Submitted by George Hudak, Broken Arrow, Okla.

"That's why the service contractor granted a Fast Control..." Submitted by Gianluca Premoli , Schaffhausen, Switzerland

"Just following the permit." Submitted by Gilbert Salinas, Sunray, Texas

"Quick! Take the Health & Safety guys out to lunch!" Submitted by Greg Muench, Middlesex, N.J.

"The fan motor should be reversed to control particulate!" Submitted by Greg Sado, Allentown, Pa.

"Controlling dust can suck. Or blow." Submitted by Jeanne Freedland, New York

"How can I efficiently do my job if they keep taking my compressed air line away?" Submitted by Jeff Cortez, Waterloo, Neb.

"Dust accumulations? Not a fan!" Submitted by Jeff Hutchins, Toledo, Ohio

"The engineering department tests the latest product innovations." Submitted by Jenny Christensen, Lincoln, Neb.

"This new dust control process just blows me away!" Submitted by JIm McDow, Augusta, Ga.

"(singing)... "The answer they say is blowing in the wind"" Submitted by Jobi George, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

"(singing)... "The answer I say is blowing in the wind"" Submitted by Jobi George, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

"And you claim this is your clean room?" Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"But....but..It wasn't me. .Some guy was already in here, told me to hold this fan, then he plugged it in and ran out. Honest, it's true......" Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"We just wanted to see what it would really look like when the poop hit the fan." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"Employee to FDA inspector: No sir, these aren't dust particles, these are spiritual orbs. I use the fan to hold them in one place so its easier for them to go into the light." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"Looks like we just blew it when we hired this expert contractor!" Submitted by John Feraco, Monaca, Pa.

"This new analog duster doesn't have much control." Submitted by John Ostrander, Greenville, S.C.

"Remember, continuous movement is a form of control" Submitted by John Soper, Decatur, Ill.

"Doesn't he know that's not safe?! Is the fan grounded?!" Submitted by Joseph Bedson, San Antonio, Texas

"Dada,,,It's the wonder of fan!" Submitted by Julie Chen, San Jose, Calif.

"That new inspector has upped the ante on the white glove test." Submitted by Kenneth Russell, Buford, Ga.

"Houston, we have ignition!" Submitted by Lewis Wiedeman, Crawfordville, Fla.

"Wow! Why didn't I think of the fan?" Submitted by Margaret Choy, Irvine, Calif.

"So much for our dust collection permit!" Submitted by Martin Czebotar, Linden, N.J.

"No rug to sweep it under? No problem... behind the cabinet she goes!" Submitted by Martin Thomas, Boynton Beach, Fla.

"The "clean" environmental method of choking to death unwanted vermin!" Submitted by Marvin Sager, Rockville, Md.

"Particles > 5 micron = 1 million per cubic meter and rising" Submitted by Mike Kolf, Bethesda, Md.

"I told you that it was necesary to increase the budget for this year!" Submitted by Monica Milagros Chacon Paz, Lima, Peru

"HMI Dust Control has proven more economical that engineered scrubber systems" Submitted by Noah Maloy, St Marks, Fla.

"Scarlett O'hara warned me to keep the windows wide open.." Submitted by Paulo Casteloes, Rio De Janeiro

"Out, Out damn spots!!" Submitted by Peter Marshall, Macclesfield, UK

"FLY-BY-DUST CONTROL SERVICES INC" Submitted by Rajanikant Dhamelia, Kharghar Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

"FLY-BY-DUST CONTROL SERVICES INC." Submitted by Rajanikant Dhamelia, Kharghar Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

"Yeah, it's like painting the Golden Gate Bridge; when I get done with this office, I just start all over with the office at the end of the hall. But, hey, it may be the same dust, but it is job security!" Submitted by Rick Torchia, Bakersfield, Calif.

"What do you mean, "It's only hazardous, if it becomes airborne?"" Submitted by Rick Torchia, Bakersfield, Calif.

"I think we need to review the job description" Submitted by Robert Andrew, Lakeland, Fla.

"no, but this is a HEPA fan!" Submitted by Robert Pike, Brookdale, Calif.

"I told you your housekeeping wasn't good... Need to see more ? Bring me a match." Submitted by Romain Raballand, Monthey, Switzerland

"Due to the current downturn, the maintenance department will suffer some setbacks to their equipment budget..." Submitted by Ryan Supple, Houston

"Why didn't they tell me that he has dust allergy? It will become a HSE issue now!" Submitted by Sahasranaman Krishnan, Mumbai, India

"Wish I hadn't poked my nose." Submitted by Sahasranaman Krishnan, Mumbai, India

"Get the flypaper ready." Submitted by Steve Biggs, North Salt Lake, Utah

"See, I knew you could see the electrons flowing through the wire if you just hold the fan up to a white wall so they would stick!" Submitted by Syd Furrow, Kingwood, Texas

"It's the companies newest cost improvment process. We are savings millions." Submitted by Thomas Montoya, Albuquerque, N. M.

"Do or Die" Submitted by Veeramuthu Sundararaju, Tiruchengode, India