Caption This! July 4-10

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 O.G. (original George).  And keep it clean.  (Ish.) The editors’ favorite entry will be announced next Saturday, July 11th.

Editors’ Pick (June 27-July 3):



Ponce De Leon: “So I said, ‘Yo, dude you better step off!’ That’s a rule 10b-5 violation for sure!”

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25 Comments

  1. Doug

    July 4, 2009 at 7:17 am

    I think it needs a rewrite, friend.

  2. Anonymous

    July 4, 2009 at 12:32 pm

    I know I am the father of our country, but I’ll be damned if I’m going to father a child with this troll!

  3. Fresh Rainmaker

    July 4, 2009 at 3:09 pm

    Nick Conley found two typos, there and there.  He’s a rockstar, I know.

  4. BL1Y

    July 4, 2009 at 7:40 pm

    “Are you sure this won’t look silly?  …Well, alright, I’ll sit for the photo.  But, if I don’t get as good of captions as Lincoln, I’m going to be severely pissed off.”

  5. Anonymous

    July 5, 2009 at 3:33 am

    Do you mind if I sign above Hancock? That SOB always has to be first.

  6. Alma Federer

    July 5, 2009 at 4:58 am

    I am all for women’s rights.  Here, let me sign a bill giving women the right to vote.

  7. Dougey

    July 5, 2009 at 3:43 pm

    I know we can’t believe he is still alive to!

  8. GaDawg

    July 6, 2009 at 6:37 am

    Ok and if you’ll just sign here, and here, and initial here, and ok, congratulations on creating the United States of America

  9. Magic Circle Jerk

    July 6, 2009 at 7:13 am

    Toilet Law LLP, as part of its continued innovative efforts to increase the bottom-line, started charging its clients for pictures with the cardboard cutout Framer.

  10. BL1Y

    July 6, 2009 at 1:21 pm

    “I am all for basic constitutional knowledge, so here, let me sign a bill teaching women the difference between a law and an amendment.  And I think I’ll add a signing statement too: ‘Hey Alma, suck my fat, wooden one.’”

  11. Yes We Can!

    July 6, 2009 at 2:25 pm

    The Hoff firm was excited that its first bankruptcy client was the United States of America.

  12. Your Friends at the Chamber

    July 6, 2009 at 2:27 pm

    After Washington re-executed the Constitution to include a mandatory arbitration clause, the smiles faded from these lawyers’ faces.

  13. Incredible Hulk

    July 6, 2009 at 5:42 pm

    And just initial where it says “I cannot tell a lie.”

  14. Alma Federer

    July 7, 2009 at 2:53 am

    I have done so much better than that, BL1Y–but I am guessing you have been repeatedly denied this weekend while others around you have partaken.  Unfortunately, some young, unsuspecting woman will be taken in by you and you will get your wish.

  15. BL1Y

    July 7, 2009 at 6:18 am

    And I’ll bet that woman will know the difference between a statute and an amendment.

  16. GeorgeUhh

    July 7, 2009 at 2:08 pm

    - “Well Mr. Washington, I guess you could say this contract is a real Four Score!”

    - “Psst, Bob… not him…”

    - “Ummm, I guess you could say under this contract you have nothing left to fear but fear itself!”

    - “Still no, Bob.”

    - “Well, Mr. Washington, you’ve been fooled once, and under this contract you could say… well.. the point is you can’t get fooled again.”

    - “…. well done sir.”

  17. Mitch McDeere

    July 8, 2009 at 7:39 am

    We have over 290 years of experience and we charge less than the big firms.

  18. anon

    July 9, 2009 at 8:22 am

    The person behind the camera was the only named partner…the Hoff.  It’s no wonder why the President wasn’t smiling.

  19. drlove

    July 9, 2009 at 11:31 am

    The wooden teeth are due to an unfortunate hamster accident.

  20. Bravo

    July 9, 2009 at 11:41 am

    Love the specks George.  Now sir, are you signing a quick claim deed for Mount Vernon Estate to the Jackson children?

  21. nonseq

    July 9, 2009 at 5:25 pm

    Hoff Law Office? I thought my agent said Hot Law Office.

  22. Ponce De Leon

    July 10, 2009 at 5:06 am

    I’m surrounded by fricken idiots.

  23. Mike Hunt

    July 10, 2009 at 8:02 am

    Just before signing, it dawned on George that his lawyer’s name was Jack.

  24. Vivi

    July 10, 2009 at 9:48 am

    No one told me it was casual Friday.

  25. Guano

    July 10, 2009 at 3:20 pm

    Guano say man with wooden teeth make for good time with ladies, man.  Ask Martha.

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