Caption This! 11-18-08

What in the Bitter Lawyer is going on in this picture?

Put your lawyerly wit to the test and post a comment with a hilarious caption about this law school graduation moment.  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced the next day.

Editors’ Pick 11-17-08

Bitter 2L: “And after reading the same document for the eleventh time, Bobby realized there were no typos, and this was an elaborate ruse to prevent him from going to the office pool party.”

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  1. Alex Hump

    November 18, 2008 at 4:13 am

    At least I can hug my dad without being considered a fudgepacker!

  2. GodJr

    November 18, 2008 at 6:06 am

    Congratulations son, you have earned the privilege to be miserable for the next 57 years.

  3. TBone

    November 18, 2008 at 7:21 am

    I can’t believe how good that little blue pill makes me feel!

  4. Rich

    November 18, 2008 at 7:54 am

    It is like a transfer of misery…like when Madonna kissed Britney.

  5. Anonymous

    November 18, 2008 at 8:32 am

    Mark thought this was a bad time to tell his dad he always wanted to be a ballet dancer.

  6. E-Monster

    November 18, 2008 at 10:11 am

    Al Dickman and his father-in-law.

  7. FT

    November 18, 2008 at 10:46 am

    Old man under his breath: “Poor boy – if only you knew what you are getting yourself into.”

  8. aa

    November 18, 2008 at 12:02 pm

    Walk away boy.  Walk away.

  9. Ponce DeLeon

    November 18, 2008 at 1:10 pm

    Dead people feel nice.

  10. Recovering Lawyer

    November 18, 2008 at 1:13 pm

    Now, your soul is mine…and 63% of your paycheck goes to student loan payments.

  11. ajc

    November 18, 2008 at 2:29 pm

    ignorance is bliss…

  12. Bitter 2L

    November 18, 2008 at 2:56 pm

    The smile was only there to hide the horror and pain of the fact that Jerry had more than $150,000 in student loans to pay back.  The horror…the horror…
    Thanks for the W, from yesterday.

  13. Content Associate

    November 18, 2008 at 4:15 pm

    That is not a law school graduation, that is the Lt. Gov. of SC, Andre Bauer, hugging the now deceased Senate Chaplin.

  14. Ellis Klein

    November 18, 2008 at 5:03 pm

    The fact that John Stamos graduated law school proves that anyone can be a lawyer

  15. Anonymous

    November 18, 2008 at 6:11 pm

    I vote for E-Monster.  Perfect reference to Dickman!

  16. Butch Roberts

    November 18, 2008 at 7:09 pm

    “You’re right Grandpa!  You do have three testicles!!!

  17. Bitter Willamette Students

    November 18, 2008 at 7:13 pm

    Why do you only show me love when I help you avoid prosecution for one of your many sexual indiscretions?

  18. Anonymous

    November 18, 2008 at 8:54 pm

    A Happy Ending… graduation, of course!

  19. Alia

    November 18, 2008 at 9:14 pm

    Slow dancin’.  Swayin’ to the music.  Slow dancin’.  Just me and my Earl.  Slow dancin’.  Swayin’ to the music.  No one else in the whole, wide world.

  20. Gordon Firemark

    November 18, 2008 at 10:12 pm

    No, Professor, I don’t think your ass feels bony.

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