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“No manna for you!” James Doughty, Sandia, Texas

Thank you to all those who submitted caption entries for our July/August 2013 cartoon (see Leviticus 19:28). We are pleased to congratulate James Doughty of Sandia, Texas, who wrote the winning caption.


“Honest, Dad, it’s not permanent! I got it from inside a box of Elijah’s Manna cereal.”
(This was the actual name of Post Toasties until angry clergymen had it changed in 1908.) Mary Swan, Bradenton, Florida
“I don’t care if it says, ‘I heart the 10 Commandments,’ Rules are Rules.” David Outon, Moore, Oklahoma

Honorable Mention

“I see you didn’t get the memo.” Pat Foley, Homer Glen, Illinois
“Was that pre- or post-Sinai?” Rich McCarty, Shawnee, Kansas
“You shall love the Lord thy God—not Betty.” George F. Guild, Jr., Alexandria, Louisiana
“Sorry, Pops, you lost me at the blended threads and uncircumcised fruit trees.” Steve Dalzell, Washington, DC
“It’s temporary, I swear. Oh no! I can’t do that either.” Diane Newcomer, Omaha, Nebraska
“Sorry, Moses! I read your first two books—they were great by the way—but I always get bogged down in Leviticus.” Dan Knight, Olathe, Kansas
“You better not let Phineas see that!” Russ Newcomer, Omaha, Nebraska
“Oh my. You’re really not going to like how we mapped the 40 years of wandering! Let’s just say we needed a bigger canvas.” Doug Stevenson, La Mirada, California
“What next—graffiti on the temple wall?” Carroll Rhodes, Tahoka, Texas
“Preacher’s kids!” Bob Mason, Arcata, California