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I see you have me down for lizards and snakes, but I wonder if I might get that garnished with fresh prickly pear.

Satire: The News in Pictures XI

Welcome to "O Caption! My Caption!" Blogcritics' examination of news, sports, and politics utilizing the most efficient and timesaving method: looking at pretty pictures and deducing what happened based on the pixels.


Global warming concerns mount as snow-packed hills melt away
before skiers make their way across.
(AP)


Who’s the “barrel of laughs” now, dude? That’s right.
We hope you took your Dramamine!
(Getty Images)


C’mon, somebody bowl me over! Pin me?
(Itsuo Inouye/Associated Press)


No it’s not broken. It’s my pet umbrella. I’m walking it. Get out of here!
(Marco Sabadin/AFP/Getty Images)


Hold still. Say, “aahh.” Yea, that’s strep, buddy.
(National News/ZUMA)


Shameless subliminal advertising by Rubbermaid
(Reuters/Saad Shalash)


What a bad time to get a rogue eyebrow hair.
(AFP/Getty Images/File/Alex Wong)


Eat your heart out, Thighmaster.
(Reuters/Crunch/Handout)


Hey. You women people. You get off of my lawn.
(Petros Karadjias/AP)


Well, this is awkward. I wore my black and red hat adornment, too.
(Arthur Edwards/Reuters)


Could someone please close the door? I’m on the hopper in here!
(Randy Tobias/Bloomberg)


This picture reminds me; I gotta pay my bills.
(Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)


Dude, wake up. Your ship has come in.
(AP Photo/dapd, Focke Strangmann)


I don’t look like anyone around here. Are you my mother?
“No,” said the rock. “I am a rock.”
(Georgios Kefalas/Keystone)


I see you have me down for lizards and snakes, but I wonder if I might
get that garnished with fresh prickly pear. Maybe on the side,
whatever you think is right. Stan, get off her face.
(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)


Take a look at this, too, will ya? I think it’s athlete’s foot. That new guy never
showers before getting in the pool. He’s from a bad lot, I tell you.
(Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Europe)


Oh my goodness, I’m cute. Is there an animal cuter than me? No, there is not.
I am the cutest. Momma, put me down. There are photographers here
to photograph my cuteness.
(AFP/Getty Images)

About Diana Hartman

Diana is a USMC (ret.) spouse, mother of three and a Wichita, Kansas native. She is back in the United States after 10 years in Germany. She is a contributing author to Holiday Writes. She hates liver & motivational speakers. She loves science & naps.

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