Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner May 31, 2017

Congratulations to George Hudak from Oklahoma. He wrote the caption that made our editors laugh the loudest.

"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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You didn't get the PPE update memo - Wear the bio-barrier underwear? That's going to be a problem!

Honorable Mentions

"...Yea, I heard someone say that this Soylent Green stuff is made from people." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"I said I required candidates who were outstanding in their fields, not standing out in their fields..." Submitted by Larry Shade, Georgia

"Our LEED entry this year should win the platinum award for the greenest roof possible." Submitted by Marvin Sager, Maryland

"When I said "kick the problem into the long grass", this isn't quite what I meant!" Submitted by Simon Blackmore, United Kingdom

Other Submissions

"So this is what they call a green field start-up...not what I expected." Submitted by Adam Morris, Louisiana

"So when I said "Let us do it", I obviously was referring to the engineering solution we were discussing, not "Lettuce do it"" Submitted by Assem Abdou, Egypt

"Great, so what's it do besides get rid of CO2?" Submitted by Bill Stuble, Wyoming

"In retrospect, genetically modifying grass to give it nitrogen fixation may have been a bad idea" Submitted by Brenden Rolf, Kansas

"What are you doing? I'm outstanding in my field!" Submitted by Charles Green, South Carolina

"When I said, "Let's go on a field visit," I didn't mean to your farm Jake." Submitted by Christina Hermens, California

"This isn't exactly what I had in mind with going green." Submitted by Christopher Spoor, Oklahoma

"Standing tall among all of this greenery is like being in the middle of a North Korean military parade" Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Ohio

"This next generation GMO corn is amazing! It was just planted three days ago." Submitted by Craig Koerner, Wisconsin

"Don't think much of your new weedkiller Joe, it's more like fertilizer." Submitted by Dave Laycock, Singapore

"What are we going to do when they reach our height?" Submitted by Ernesto Calderon, Ecuador

"This is not what I had in mind when you said we would be working on Greenfield project" Submitted by Fred Durrenberger, Missouri

"I dropped the keys somewhere here." Submitted by George Alexis, Quebec

"The rash is worse than you get from poison ivy, and you're not wearing the bio-barrier underwear? That's going to be a problem!" Submitted by George Hudak, Oklahoma

"I think studying it now would be premature, we have to wait until it officially reaches elephant eye height." Submitted by George Lavoie, Maine

"Wow, the coolest hide-out!!" Submitted by Jamuna Saiganesh, India

"I don't care!! Start using the Roundup again!" Submitted by Jeanne Clark, Texas

"I think it's about time you saw a Doctor for this foot fungus stuff." Submitted by Jeanne Clark, Texas

"Is this what you mean for "chemically controlled growing"?" Submitted by Jesus Velazquez, Mexico

"Just don't move and it will eventually slither away." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"So far, the corn is not as high as an elephant's eye. The growth formula needs revamped." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"This rapid overgrowth reminds me of a Steven King short story. Just don't touch it bare handed..." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Ok, very slowly now, explain how this happened and why I'm waste deep in poison Ivy" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"What do you mean, we're sinking?" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"I clearly instructed you to spread the seed sparsely. Not spread the parsley." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"This isn't Oklahoma, George. Keep your singing to yourself." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"It's aesthetically pleasing to the eye and it grows well, but it has absolutely no flavor. Back to the genetic pool." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"If you build it, they will come. I always wanted to say that." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"You say you accidentally spilled a whole bag of the rapid grow seeds? We just repaved this parking lot last weekend." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Now what do we do? I said there weren't too many creative minds in this field. I didn't say create mine fields!" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"My father was the greatest farmer ever! My mother would always be saying that he was "out standing" in his field." Submitted by John Paulk, South Carolina

"So it's been 24hrs since trying your new chemical solution to "Never Cut Grass Again"! How's that working out Einstein?" Submitted by Kent Oubre, Louisiana

"I suspect you went a little overboard with the growth supplement." Submitted by Lamont Mallett, Michigan

"We need to keep an eye out for snakes that may have had a reaction to the chemicals used here..." Submitted by Lloyd Finch, Indiana

"No doubt about it, we are outstanding in our field." Submitted by Mark Johnson, Texas

"Well, this GMO experiment failed. Jack in the beanstalk's magic bean still eludes us." Submitted by Mark Stewart, Ohio

"When I said take a leek, I didn't mean that." Submitted by Martin Hope, Manchester, UK

"There's no doubt your new fertilizer formula is a huge success. But you do realize you still need a license to grow this stuff." Submitted by Michelle Mayer, Michigan

"You may be outstanding in your field, but here comes the mower!" Submitted by Mihcael McCaulley, Texas

"When you said we would be in the green, I thought there was a salary increase!" Submitted by Morton Evans, New Jersey

"A field of crops is not exactly what I had in mind in regards to a site for our new greenfield project...." Submitted by Orlando Rainey, Virginia

"Tall grass in the parking lot is not what I meant by "going green"" Submitted by Ralph Quigley, Georgia

"That's the 3rd lost cell phone this week. Tell the Field Audit Team there are no Pokemons out here" Submitted by Randall Johnson, New Jersey

"It's our new rapid growth systainable cacti. You get used to the thorns" Submitted by Randy Johnson, New Jersey

"All this from genetically modified chia seeds. You should see the sun flowers" Submitted by Randy Johnson, New Jersey

"Evapotranspiration only applies if you can shut off the water" Submitted by Randy Johnson, New Jersey

"Since we can say the ingredients are "all natural", and the testing labs don't know what to look for, we'll make a killing selling our industrial waste to farmers growing "organic" crops." Submitted by Robert V Bauer Jr, Michigan

"I told you I was out standing in my field." Submitted by Sam Cousins, Washington, D.C.

"I think we're ready to pitch our new grass fertilizer recipe to the Board of Directors." Submitted by Scott Mourier, West Virginia

"How everything already green?" Submitted by Shaukat Mahmood, Saudi Arabia

"This is not what I meant when I said we need to improve our reputation in the field." Submitted by Tom Brewer, Ohio