Caption competition: April 8, 2017

by The Listener / 31 March, 2017

Winning entry for last week's caption competition by Ed Porter, Auckland. Photo/Getty Images

Finalists

Julie Bishop: “I can fix the tie, the hairstyle’s beyond me.” – Richard Alspach, Dargaville

Bishop: “Now, Boris, behave – I promise all the other big boys will be wearing one.” – Hugh Stratton

Bishop: “So, you’re new to foreign affairs?” – Tommy Kapai, Tauranga

Bishop: “The safety word is banana.” – Sam Kelly, Wellington

Johnson: “And then the priest said to the, er, Bishop.” – Aryan Patel, Dunedin

Bishop: “You Poms invented the bloody half windsor. Now look at ya.” – Molly Leith, Auckland

Bishop: “Can’t handle a full English Brexit, Boris?” – Hans Zindel, Palmerston North

Send in your captions for this week's competition. Photo/Getty Images

To enter

Send your captions for the photo above to caption@listener.co.nz, with “Caption Competition No 224” in the subject line. Alternatively, entries can be posted to “Caption Competition No 224”, NZ Listener, Private Bag 92512, Wellesley St, Auckland 1141. Entries must be received by noon, Tuesday, April 11.

The prize

The winner will receive a copy of the DVD Hacksaw Ridge, the true story of a weaponless young medic who saved 75 lives during the Okinawa battle of World War II.

This article was first published in the April 8, 2017 issue of the New Zealand Listener. Follow the Listener on Twitter, Facebook and sign up to the weekly newsletter.

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