Caption This! (March 29, 2013)

blown awayWhat in the Bitter Lawyer is going on here?

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.

torture chamber WINNERLast Week’s Winner

W. Lewis Black submitted the winning caption for last week’s Caption This! on Facebook:

“As a professinal courtesy, I’m only billing you for 0.1 of an hour for this.”

Also see the comic with Mr. Black’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. Farah

    March 29, 2013 at 5:00 pm

    Interns upon hearing the firm they clerked for during the summer of their 2nd year will not make them a job offer due to cutbacks.

  2. Lucas

    March 29, 2013 at 5:05 pm

    “Interesting. Usually they go through the roof when they see the ‘paper clips expenses’ portion of their bill”

  3. Harriet Dinka

    March 29, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    When you warned me that Myrna had gas, who knew she’d blow out the wall when she went to take a dump!

    • Hal

      April 1, 2013 at 12:17 pm

      Myrna must have left some stink in the room before blasting off! I think Harriet ought to get a medal for being able to report on the incident without a noseclip.

  4. Neil Greenberg

    March 29, 2013 at 10:25 pm

    “When he made the Superlawyers list, I didn’t think…”

  5. GWB

    April 3, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    “I guess that question about her husband buying a new Ferrari for his secretary was too much for her to bear…”

    “Yeah…ya think??

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