Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner September 26, 2013

George M. Hudak submitted the winning caption for this cartoon. Check out his competition.

"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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Just use a match to light the fire!

Honorable Mentions

"No, this doesn't satisfy the corporate goal of doing more 'green' chemistry." Submitted by Charles Rissel

"I would like to hand in my resignation. I must have misread the job advert. I thought it said working in the field not working in a field. " Submitted by David Harrison

"When you’re done with those TPS reports, there is an issue with the outhouse. " Submitted by Kevin Summ, Milwaukee

Other Submissions

"Honey, you promised this wouldn’t be a working vacation!" Submitted by Cherie J. Avallon, Hammond, Ind.

"I hope that STUFF you are working on is an insect repellant!!!" Submitted by Ferman Prewitt, Monett, MO

"During your last evaluation for promotion, it was agreed you could re-decorate your office. I think this is more than we expected. " Submitted by Frank Fox

"Would you quit hogging the internet connection!" Submitted by George M. Hudak

"When your doctor said you need to get outdoors more – he didn’t mean to take your work with you!" Submitted by George M. Hudak

"This is not what I meant when I said our department needed to do more with green chemistry!" Submitted by George M. Hudak

"Herb, you take your hobbies waaaaaay to seriously!" Submitted by George M. Hudak

"Please take a break! We’re on VACATION!" Submitted by H. David Sloan, San Antonio, Texas

"Seriously! I thought you had something ROMANTIC in mind when you wanted to show me what beautiful chemistry there could be between us!" Submitted by Jim McDow, Augusta, Ga.

"Herb, I don't think this is what the EPA had in mind." Submitted by John Konecsni, Brunswick Hills, Ohio

"Hey, just because your reaction is near a tree does not mean that it is green!!!" Submitted by Jonathan Zarych, Kokomo, Ind.

"I told you the stars are nature and not made up … they will be out tonight!" Submitted by Nancy Gooding, Port Jervis, NY

"Thank goodness, chemists and chemical engineers can now work from home …. I luv this honey! More time for honey do's !!" Submitted by R. Ravi Iyer