Comical Processing: You Write The Cartoon Caption Winner September 5, 2013

Congratulations to Scott Griffin of Mount Vernon, Ind. He penned the funny line that made us laugh the most.

"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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I tell ya Frank, One $6 Million distillation column disappears and they overreact!

Honorable Mentions

"We haven’t yet got confirmation from Homeland Security, but we think this meets the intent of assuring security in CFATS." Submitted by Bruce D. Bullough

"…and finally… Here’s where we keep the S-U-Pr-Si-Zr elements, lanthanides and actinides…" Submitted by Daniel Goodwin, Plant City, Fla.

"Jim, is it just me, or do you think there is a strange side effect to the reducing agent we accidentally ingested?" Submitted by George M. Hudak

"Damn DEA. It’s only aspirin." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

Other Submissions

"She seems to have had a slight reaction to our new cologne." Submitted by Charles Bins, Eatontown, NJ

"At first I was glad the NSA was getting serious about the strategic importance of the chemical industry." Submitted by Charles Rissel, New Hope PA

""If this is part of LO/TO, there is another isolation device, and a bleeder valve tagged open." "Yes Bob, but the Red Tag is missing too."" Submitted by Frank B. Fox Jr.

"I do not think they understand the meaning of “Keeping our Big Data secure”" Submitted by Fred Durrenberger

"In the land of giants….. we just need to stay out of the way." Submitted by George M. Hudak

"Really????? OK, let’s face it. One of us has to go back for the key." Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"You picked locks in your previous profession, didn’t you Dave?" Submitted by Joe Davis, Webster Groves, Mo.

"Whose bright idea is this? I think we’re going to need the fork lift to get the key in." Submitted by John Opiola

"I wonder if they realize all the other doors are unlocked." Submitted by Kaleigh Mullaly, Columbus, Ohio

"Joe! Take a look at this, no “Safety warning sign” or “NO ENTRY” instructions, or “Danger warning”, so why the big lock out. I can’t wait to find out what’s behind this. " Submitted by Ken Marx

"I don’t care what you say, I’m not carrying around the keys." Submitted by Kirby Hostetler, Baberton, Ohio

"I was only kidding when I said we should lock them in a room and see who comes out…" Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, Ga.

"I don’t think this is what he had in mind when the CEO said we had to strengthen our internet security…" Submitted by Larry Shade, Augusta, GA

"… and this is the “Executive Bathroom”. Definitely management overkill; don’t cha think!?" Submitted by Rick Torchia, Bakersfield, Ca.