"Comical Processing," features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. It’s our way of letting you take a break from all the serious stuff you deal with at work — by coming up with appropriate light-hearted captions.
I think you forgot to carry the 1.
Honorable Mentions"I just wanted to know how to get to the bathroom." Submitted by Lisa Ross, Cleveland, Ohio
"And there you have it . . . the new simplified tax code."Submitted by Mark Behrens
"Nice work intern, now you understand the importance of computer software!" Submitted by Jake Mueller; Elwood, Ill.
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Other Submissions"Now that we've finish our calculations, can you tell me what we were looking for?" Submitted by Gabino García; Toa Alta, Puerto Rico
"That's why I'm not painting in white color on the wall." Submitted by Parthasarathi Subramanian; Chennai, India
"I've just proved that we don't exist . . ." Submitted by Robert Andrew
"Hmm can Rosetta Stone have the CEO translating this inside of 10 minutes?" Submitted by Lisa M. Pantano; Bridgewater, N.J.
"Is this the derivation of Sine wave function for the determining the Schrodinger Wave's Equation in Cartesian, Bipolar axis and to determine the position of particles in the space using pi value?" Submitted by Parthasarathi Subramanian; Chennai, India
"Hey Bob, What about using a smaller board?" Submitted by Silvio Rizzato
"EUREKA!! I knew the crash happened because there is a whole in the formula." Submitted by Jennifer D. Goins; Tulsa, Okla.
"Can you figure out what these numbers mean, Ray?" Submitted by Donald Drummond; Clarksburg, W. Va.
"So all you have to do is include this in the final report. . . ." Submitted by Alyson Cobb
" And this is how we determined that you need to wear a respirator. . . " Submitted by Alyson Cobb
"Oh sure, you always take the easy ones." Submitted by Kirby Hostetler
"You know Bob, I would have given you a bonus if you had used the WHOLE board to derive the formula for fixing the economy."Submitted by Stan Kulikowski
". . . after solving the elusive problem . . . "Bob, didn't I tell you to hide the erasers from the cleaning people?" Submitted by Darwin De Los Santos
"The one you are pointing out is a housefly, not any unusual mathematical symbol!" Submitted by Sankar Narayan. Chennai, India
"Employee to CEO: "Up there, it shows bad economy = x. over there, lay-offs = y. over there, company's performance = z. And over there, x*y*z = $$. $$ = your [CEO's] bonuses. That equation over there will vary "y" to increase "$$". AND finally, over here in fine unreadable print, it converts "$$" to an absolute value." Submitted by Jignesh Shah
"So simple! . . . This is how we can go for process improvement." Submitted by Sadia Moin
"Well George, I guess it’s not a secret anymore." Submitted by Philip Nearing; Dartmouth, N.S., Canada
"I disagree Frank, the answer is 7 not 6." Submitted by Philip Nearing; Dartmouth, N.S., Canada
"Those guys in research are always showing off!"Submitted by Philip Nearing; Dartmouth, N.S., Canada
"And then, a miracle happens!!" Submitted by Jeff Anderson
"You were right. It follows the Second Law of Thermodynamics that Congress will always overspend tax revenues." Submitted by Joseph Barbanel
"You can get anything to work out on paper." Submitted by Corky Botts
"It's the last research report of Eng. Jackson . . . Jackson Pollock." Submitted by Dario Ardiles
"This looks a lot like my Astrophysics Professor's formula for making coffee!"Submitted by Robert Andrew
"And that is why the chicken came before the egg." Submitted by Lisa M. Pantano, Bridgewater, N.J.
" Up there... See it? On that first line? It should be a negative y^2." Submitted by Eric Walton
"What about a shortcut for this calculation?" Submitted by Ernesto Calderón, Argentina
"Now, where do we put the 'You are here' sticker?" Submitted by Rob Falconer, Lakeland, Fla.
"That spider just solved the problem of climate change."Submitted by Rob Falconer, Lakeland, Fla.
" Is this sign language to get the good yield?" Submitted by Parthasarathi Subramania, Chennai, India