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Cartoon Caption Winners

January/February 2018

I call it ‘tap water.’ Hilsa Ayonayon, Brisbane, California

Thank you to all those who submitted caption entries for our January/February 2018 cartoon (above), based on Exodus 17:6. We are pleased to congratulate Hilsa Ayonayon of Brisbane, California, who wrote the winning caption.


We have no ice, but you can still get your drink on the rocks. Robert Zayas, Fort Myers, Florida
And behold, the Israelites went unto the Hard Rock Cafe for drinks. Warren Cohen, Monroe Township, New Jersey

Honorable Mention

Water is fine, but how about wine? James Barrett, Worcester, Massachusetts
Best mineral water in the land! C.M. Taylor, Calumet City, Illinois
Thanks, but I wanted shaken, not stirred. Donald Ruggeri, Chesterfield, Missouri
Hey Moses, you really hit the spot this time. Ben-Zion Levinger, Jerusalem, Israel
Ok, so it’s not wine. Maybe another time. Charles Silliman, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Could we please try another rock? I was kind of hoping for lemonade. Marvin Armstrong, Faribault, Minnesota
That is a spectacular divining rod, Moses. Hugh Lucas, Monroe, Connecticut
Tap once for cold, twice for hot! Karl Larew, New Park, Pennsylvania
Still or sparling? Robert Kolenkow, Berkeley, California
I don’t want to appear ungrateful, but I’d like a Diet Coke. John Speight, Fairfax Station, Virginia
That’s the last time they call me old geyser. C.T. Howes, Havertown, Pennsylvania
God’s patent on bottled water. Shon Pernice, Moberly, Missouri
My rock runneth over. Mike Shimeta, Franklin, Wisconsin
Hey Moses, we should bottle this and call it holy water! Fenton Groff, Ventnor City, New Jersey
Hang on! With the second smite, you get the Horeb special—water with ice and a slice of lemon. Rose-Mary Rumbley, Dallas, Texas
Do you think next time you could strike a rock with champagne? Mary Karen Solomon, Craig, Colorado
I told you I would find water by hook or crook. C.T. Howes, Havertown, Pennsylvania