Caption competition: November 18, 2017

by The Listener / 14 November, 2017
Winning entry for last week's caption competition by Ted Cornell, Waikanae. Photo/Getty Images

Winning entry for last week's caption competition by Ted Cornell, Waikanae. Photo/Getty Images

Finalists

Boris Johnson: “This looks like Theresa’s paddle – she’s further up the creek.” – Bill Grant, Napier

Boris: “Putin does judo. I row.” – Michael Ramsay, Queenstown

Boris: “Who says I’m always sticking my oar in?” – Hans Zindel, Palmerston North

Survivor Westminster: Boris grabs the only boat, leaving Theresa marooned on Brexit Island – Paul Kelly, Palmerston North

Boris: “Tell Theresa I’ll row her boat, too.” – Colleen Pilcher, Waitakere

Boris: “We should avoid too much Labour and just row Conservatively.” – David Sellars, Honikiwi

Boris: “I’m oarsome.” – Rex McGregor, Auckland

This week's picture. Photo/Getty Images

This week's picture. Photo/Getty Images

To enter

Email your captions for the photo above with “Caption Competition No 256” in the subject line. Alternatively, entries can be posted to “Caption Competition No 256”, NZ Listener, Private Bag 92512, Wellesley St, Auckland 1141. Entries must be received by noon, Tuesday, November 21.

The prize

Copies of The Mountain Between Us, the Charles Martin disaster-romance book made into a movie starring Kate Winslet; and Strange Weather, four novellas by Joe Hill.

This article was first published in the November 18, 2017 issue of the New Zealand Listener.

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