Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner May 8, 2018

Congratulations to Beverly Konieczny of Wisconsin for writing 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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Dr. Beaker contemplates Ms. Bunsen’s definition of “chemistry”.

Honorable Mentions

"When asked to come closer because his date was cold, Calvin explained that due to the air density which triggered the thermal conductivity of the room thus affecting the barometric corrections he could not help her get warm." Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Ohio

" A day in the life of Shelden and Amy." Submitted by Faith Zucker, Ohio

"I wonder if the pheromones in my aftershave are working." Submitted by Lee Harrison, Virginia

"The Cat: And humans say it's boring watching cats sleep all day." Submitted by Michael Risk, Texas

"Besides a cat, he knew there was only chemistry between them." Submitted by Scott Shepherd, Kentucky

Other Submissions

"She: "I think we have a real chemistry between us." He: "I think I have some beakers and solutions for that."" Submitted by Alan Paramore, South Carolina

"Engineers are from Mars ... The rest of the World are from Venus" Submitted by Assem Abdou, Egypt

" Love and other drugs: Tongue-tied version" Submitted by Barsha Mandal, Kolkata, India

"You know, I think there's chemistry between us! " Submitted by Christopher Spoor, Oklahoma

"Hey Eugene, what would it take for you to come over here and put your arm around me?" Submitted by Chuck Lewis, Ohio

"Come on Martin. You're over-thinking this whole chemistry thing." Submitted by Craig Koerner, Wisconsin

"Are we talking about chemistry or anatomy?" Submitted by Curtis Raatz, Illinois

"Yet another example that men and women do not speak the same language" Submitted by Fred Durrenberger, Missouri

" Female: "I think we have chemistry, can you think of a solution? Male: "I think you're right, and yes I can."" Submitted by Gabby massoud, Texas

" So where do you think the cat hid the remote?" Submitted by Gary Doherty, Missouri

" Is this what they call chemistry?" Submitted by Haris Setia, Jakarta, Indonesia

" I can't wait....oooh love" Submitted by Haris Setia, Jakarta, Indonesia

" Don't know much about Chemistry, But Baby I WILL light your fire" Submitted by Jatin Shah, India

"John, I think we have amazing Chemistry! Would you like to experiment with me?" Submitted by Jeanne Clark, Pasadena, Texas

"Maybe if I mix these ingredients, I can get more than just a kiss out of this gal. And maybe I can make her cat sleepy with the same mix." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"I seriously need to do something more drastic to get that goofy look off of his face" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Let's see, the wrong proportion of compounds puts her in the hospital, but the right proportion puts her in a more 'romantic' mood......." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Thinking to themselves...... Her: "I need a husband." Him: "I need to get out of here and get back to work." Cat: "Who cares, I just need a nap."" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Let's see, the last formula made her too sour. The one before that she was way TOO sweet...." Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Cat: "Don't even think about pal. The last guy who tried, wound up with cat scratch fever."" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

"Uh Oh! I believe my formulation has caused her to have hallucinations and delusions about a relationship that cannot occur; mostly from my inability to socialize with other human counterparts. I will most definitely need to go back to the drawing board an" Submitted by Joe Davis, Missouri

" I think there is chemistry here Ralph. (Ralph confused) I do have a lab in the basement." Submitted by John Opiola, Pennsylvania

"The behaviour of husband is like an unsaturated hydrocarbon, he is just thinking in chemistry..he needs his wife to become a more stable chemical compound. His wife does need the chemistry, for her is enough with his husband." Submitted by José Flores, Morelos, Mexico

"Each one thinks, about it is important for each one, no in partnership" Submitted by Julio Quevedo, Altimira, Mexico

"Soon they would find out the downfalls of online dating. " Submitted by Karen Brewery, New Jersey

"She; I wonder if he'll make the first move. He; Hmm how do i formulate this?" Submitted by Kiven Kiersey, Munster, Ireland {Republic}

"Love is color blind; it comes in many sizes, shapes, and chemical formulas." Submitted by Marvin Sager, Maryland

"She wants romance; he wants to know if there is chemistry!" Submitted by Morton Evans, New Jersey

"The first date at 40" Submitted by Nain Aguado, Colombia

" I got A in Chemistry! .... I''LL make a Straight A's in Love! Boogie! Boogie! Blab!" Submitted by Rabih Zayed, Ontario

"LOVE MISSION TO THE MOON: Attraction. Chemistry. 9,8,7....1,0. Spark! (We have a Spark!). LIFTOFF to the Rainbow!!!. The Mission is a Success!" Submitted by Rabih Zayed, Ontario

"Julius, your concocted love potion is beginning to take effect." Submitted by Tim Feider, Wisconsin

" I think we have good chemistry " Submitted by William Heaney, New York