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Top Cutlines — 6/5/06

Wyatt Rinsch, 9, of Birds, Ill., and his pet pigeon “Teardrop” wait their turn to participate in the Oil Boom Days Festival pet contest Sunday at Lanterman Park in Bridgeport, Ill. You write the cutline/Kevin J. Kilmer, AP Photo/The Sun-Commercial.

Top Cutlines

In A League of His Own: “No reason to scream/nor cry out with dread,/’tis but the pigeon/that nests on my head — The Bard of Sherman Avenue.

1. “Name That Pigeon”: It is Clay? Nope. … Ahh … Is it Gus? Nope, but you are getting closer. … Hmm … Is it Stool? Yes, ladies and gentlemen we have our winner! Congratulations! — VFW.

2. A confused pigeon mistakes a child for a statue, thankfully the lad is too focused on his GameBoy to notice — HC.

3. Wyatt Rinsch, 9, of Birds, Ill learns 1st hand the proper juxtaposition of lifes pecking order — Dave Tolle.

HM: A Token D

For the rest of the terrific entries in today’s cutline contest, click here.

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