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Submit your own caption, along with your name, hometown and phone number, by emailing

Last week’s cartoon:

Red tape can be a real pain sometimes:

The winner:

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“Heard it took ‘em 3,000 years to get the zoning variance.”

Robert Dwyer, Norwell

Other entries:

“Spinal Tap’s doing the Grand Opening.”

Kurt Gubitz, Chicago, Ill.

“It’s even uglier than Boston City Hall.”

Harvey Weisthal, Stoughton

“It’s a tribute to the inventors of the “big dig” system of municipal projects.”

Mario Hasz, Cromwell, Conn.

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