"Scarlet letters are now sent by e-mail."
-- Sam Mitchem of Lowell, NC
“I call it the Red State Letter.”
-- Lee Baber, Charlotte
"John Edwards got an 'A-.' "
-- Doug Cox, Albemarle
"I did not have text with that woman."
-- Elton Parker, Charlotte
"I told my staff it stood for 'Appalachian'!"
-- From several readers
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Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
"I went to Argentina, and all I got was this lousy t-shirt."
"This isn’t exactly a red letter day in my political career."
"...And would that I might endure her agony, as well as mine!"
"I am a Pampas fool!"
“No, I’m not Dimmesdale. I’m just Dim.”
I USUALLY have to go to Argentina for a "DE-BRIEFING"!
"I've found a new soulmate -- Hester Prynne."
Sanford and Sin
"I would like to buy another vowel."
"I got off lucky. You wouldn't believe where they wanted to brand the 'H' for 'Hypocrite'."
"In lieu of resignation...."
"If the shirt fits, you must quit."
"'A' is for 'Absence'!"
"I finally got a letter for a sport I'm good at!"
"Though RED with embarrassment, I'm not too YELLOW to explain my SCARLET letter in PURPLE prose...again."
"That's my story, and I'm sticking to it."
“We’ve outlawed burning at the stake, right?...right?...RIGHT?!”
"I got an 'A' in International Affairs."
"I'm supporting Andre for governor."
"My wife picks out all of my clothes."
"It's just a bad habit I picked up at Young Republicans Camp."
Please join us again Monday, July 20, for a new cartoon caption challenge.