Send in the King Cakes!
We received 476 deliciously creative entries this week! With everything from wacky word plays to funny dog treat concepts to just plain hilarious off-the-wall punch lines. Great stuff!!
As always, when we have duplicate entries, and we always do, we pick the earliest sent in.
Great job, everyone!!
Mark Barrios, Livonia: (Punch line lettered into word balloon)
Patrick Kraft, New Orleans: “You said you wanted to eat well-rounded meals...”
Jay Dardenne, Baton Rouge: “From now on, I’m only fetching the newspaper.”
Julie Collins, Tallahassee, FL: “This one’s for me – it’s amazing what they can do with rawhide these days.”
Maurice Berthon, Mandeville: "Would you rather be skinny in Kansas?”
John M. Weil, New Orleans: “You haven’t had one in 10 months. It’s worth the weight!”
Fred Watson, Metairie: “Well, well, well…… Look what I found behind your ‘Nutrisystem’!”
Rick Keen, Lafayette: “Down, boy! It’s Carnival time!”
Jackie Harris, New Orleans: “If you let ‘me’ eat the entire King Cake, then your new diet won’t be going to the dogs!!!”
Suzanne Little, Metairie: “Your doctor said you can eat the cake hole… not the whole cake.”
Kye Cantey, Crowley: “Losing weight this year should be a piece of cake.”
Robert Robbins, Baton Rouge: “Don’t eat it. Wear it as a crown.”
Mark Embree, Metairie: “If you eat this entire King Cake, I promise you there are two things you will not see in 2020… your feet!”
Paul Arrigo, Baton Rouge: “Want a treat??? Roll over, boy!!”
John Carlin, Madisonville: “Just eat the middle!”
Ronald Laporte, Sr., New Orleans: “A tough decision to weigh.”
Ron Rossi, Metairie: “Try it – it’s the New Orleans diet.”
Phil Soesbe, Baton Rouge: “It’s ok! The shape of the cake indicates its calorie content.”
Stuart Clark, Lafayette: “Hey, It’s FAT FREE in the center.”
Vince Caruso, Marrero: “In Louisiana, New Year’s resolutions don’t start till after Mardi Gras.”
Leslie Fredotovich, Covington: “Not to worry! They make it with a hole in the middle so the calories leak out, and if you swallow the baby, that counts as roughage!”
Shelly Thompson, Lafayette: “Great news! It’s grapefruit/celery filled.”
Joseph Alvarez, New Orleans: “After you eat it just take me for a long walk.”
Paul R. Kyle, Prairieville: “No need to let this King Cake go to waist.”
Wayne Jamieson, Baton Rouge: “King Cake calories don’t count.”
Deidre Charlot, New Orleans: “Studies show that dog owners live healthier lives when they share King Cakes with their pets.”
Rebecca Stein, New Orleans: “Don’t worry, you can start your diet after Mardi Gras… uh, no, after French Quarter Fest… uh, no, after Jazz Fest… uh, no, never mind.”
Hope your King Cakes are filling, everyone!