” Sorry kid, we don’t do snow days.”
(by John Platt)
My original caption: “I’m sorry, sir, but we don’t report the weather, we just make it.”
John Platt, you did it again! For the twelfth amazing time, you have proved to be one of the funniest people around. Congrats, congrats, congrats!
There was one “Rain, rain, go away, come again another day” caption, but I was surprised that nobody worked on all the other popular “rain” ditties, such as “It’s raining, it’s pouring, the old man is snoring” or “Raindrops keep falling on my head . . . “
And I still kind of like my own original caption (see above), which is just a simple reversal of the TV forecasters’ shtick, “. . . we don’t make the weather, we just report it.”
Anyway, here are the other entries that I was considering for top honors:
“No can do. The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain.” (by Kelasher)
“Thanks for holding — we’ve been flooded with calls.” (by Brendan Powers)
“Business is lousy. We’ve been closed every day on account of rain.” (by Cary Antebi)
“If it rains before we come, we’ll give you a rain date.” (also by Cary Antebi)
Barring any nasty weather, a new contest will almost certainly come up in a couple of weeks . . . so be on the lookout for it.