Caption This! (April 26, 2013)

walk the plankWhat in the Bitter Lawyer is going on here?

Argh me hearties! Put your lawyerly wisdom to the test and post a comment below or on Facebook with a witty, hilarious, or brilliant caption to this comic, courtesy of And keep it clean(ish) and, y’know, respectful.

The editor’s pick will be announced next week, and then we’ll post the comic with the winning caption on Facebook.

grovel WINNERLast Week’s Winner

Jeff Galbraith submitted another winning caption for last week’s Caption This! on Facebook:

“That’s not how you submit Pleadings to this Court.”

Also see the comic with Jeff’s caption on Facebook.

Thanks for all the submissions and keep them coming, here or on Facebook.

Illustrations courtesy of


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  1. Frank

    April 26, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    Ahoy! Tis a far, far, too steep price to pay for refusing to go down on the Captain’s clubfooted sister, for nary a mate would venture to put their heads within 5 feet of her odiferous stinkhole.

  2. Daphne Macklin

    April 26, 2013 at 6:29 pm

    If I were you I wouldn’t rely on the professional courtesy of the sharks in these waters.

  3. Howard Rubin

    April 28, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    What they don’t teach you in “Ethical Aspects of Admiralty Law.”

  4. Jim Garrett

    May 1, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    Sorry, Mate! We have our own social network out here!

  5. Glen Jacobsen

    May 3, 2013 at 11:43 am

    The last guy to walk has the right to a lawyer. You’re it!

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