photo in need of a caption

you know the drill.

CONTENDERS…

Thanks for the bailout… (brian larue)

The YS convention discount at the Sacramento deli (rob)

That’s actually the rebate price, if you could fill out this form you’ll recive your penny in 6-8 weeks. (kevin i)

Ham has dropped to $84 a barrel, and the US economy takes note (brock)

if only my car ran on ham instead of gasoline (jeremy street) (ysmarko: so fantastically random!)

Umm I was in here yesterday and bought two pounds of ham at 2.99 is there any way i could get a refund? Or at least store credit? (rooster)

No really, I couldn’t eat another bite. (jeff moulton) (ysmarko: FINALLY, someone with the monty python connection!! after all, it is “wafer thin”!!)

Call my broker! Sell Sell Sell!!!!!! (jeff moulton)

Sales blow out at the Bob’s Kosher Mart (dan)

The sign that said “seriously cheaper” made Mary wonder about the sign in the deli that said “seriously fresh” and the sign in the women’s bathroom that said “seriously clean”. (othy) (ysmarko: fantastic!)

and the winner is…
this was a tough one, because there are some dang funny responses. brian larue’s “thanks for the bailout…” minutes after i posted the photo was the first in a stream of economy-related comments. jeremy street’s “if only my car ran on ham instead of gasoline” was so wonderfully random. but in the end, it was impossible to beat the final contender; othy, with…

The sign that said “seriously cheaper” made Mary wonder about the sign in the deli that said “seriously fresh” and the sign in the women’s bathroom that said “seriously clean”.

shoot me an email with your book choice, othy!

and, as always, thanks for playing!

57 thoughts on “photo in need of a caption”

  1. As my dad always used to say: “A penny saved is a penny earned.” Buy enough ham and you just might be able to go on that vacation you always wanted.

  2. Kid- “Mom, ham is down a penny!”

    Mom- “Surely, you must be joking!”

    Kid- “My name is not Shirely, and no, I’m not joking.”

  3. I needed a great laugh today.
    Thanks for sharing this with us.
    God bless you brother.
    Keep up the great work you do.
    You and your ministry is always in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. That’s actually the rebate price, if you could fill out this form you’ll recive your penny in 6-8 weeks.

    or

    People stuck in 1910 rejoice! With that penny-saved you can buy two trolly passes and a ticket to the moving-picture shows!

  5. From the company that brought you $2.99 paper thin cooked ham, comes the product that will ease your Wall Street Woes. $2.98 Wafer Thin cooked ham.

  6. when retail pricing mirrors stock pricing

    or

    commercial guy voice: “the way we are cutting prices, we must be insane!”

    or

    if only my car ran on ham instead of gasoline

    or

    and by seriously, we mean not really!

  7. It seems now the Dark Knight craze has finally hit the market place. Nothing says why so serious, than having your ham cheaper.

  8. Umm I was in here yesterday and bought two pounds of ham at 2.99 is there any way i could get a refund? Or at least store credit?

  9. The fine print: *The posted price markdown will not be applied at the cashier, but rather applied as a tax credit if your total net income is less than $250,000. This offer can and will be applied as a subsidy towards a $500 tax credit ($1,000 a couple) that phases out at income of $75,000 for individuals and $150,000 per couple; or a 4,000 tax credit for college tuition; a 10% mortgage interest tax credit (on top of the existing mortgage interest deduction and other housing subsidies); a “savings” tax credit of 50% up to $1,000.

    Limit 1 pound per customer.

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