Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption

Congratulations to Ian Cairns from Berkshire, UK. Ian wrote the winning caption for this cartoon.

"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.

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Might be better to open the valve first John...

Honorable Mentions

"(in a Schwarzenegger voice) Dis is disgraceful. You are nothing but a gurlymon. I need to pump, YOU up!" Submitted by Joe Davis , Webster Groves, Mo.

"I didn’t know that this is what the plant manager had in mind when he wanted us to reduce energy costs!" Submitted by Keith Wamsley, Nashville

"You do know this one's empty, right?" Submitted by Stacy Schmotzer, Rocky River, Ohio

Other Submissions

"Keep going Eric, the management think this will give our Fracking System the "Human touch."" Submitted by Craig Watkinson, Nottingham, UK

"I said to pump the pump easy, not hard like you. Please let up because your face is red." Submitted by Donald Drummond

"Okay Bill, nice try. Third place in our contest: “Are you stronger than a horsepower?”" Submitted by Eric D Finley

"This one is only for show. The real pump is on the other side." Submitted by Fred Durrenberger

"I can’t believe this,They said this flower would grow anywhere so I put it in caustic and it is growing like crazy." Submitted by Gary Strarup

"Bill, are you ready for lunch?" Submitted by George M. Hudak

"Herb, watcha doin’?" Submitted by George M. Hudak

"Bob never mentioned the new portable pump set......?" Submitted by Ian Cairns, Berkshire, UK

"George! Oh Geooooorge. Did you actually check to see if this tank isn’t already full?" Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"Okay, okay! I’ll go back to Engineering and tell them it was supposed to be a Hand SWITCH on the pump!" Submitted by Michael L. Dunn

"Didn’t you notice that the tank drain valve on the other side is open?" Submitted by Milind Ranade, Canonsburg, PA

"Sorry! I tried to get management to approve an electric pump, but they said no." Submitted by Steve M., Pennsylvania