This Picture is Worth 20 Words: Wall Street Unicorn Edition

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Oct. 7 2011 8:43 AM

This Picture is Worth 20 Words: Wall Street Unicorn Edition

Just last week Slate published a piece on why you don't see unicorns these days. And then suddenly, there one is on Wall Street.  Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section.

Unicorn caption contest

Hugo Chavez

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Red Sox Choke Excuse 341: Hugo Chavez was controlling John Lackey's pitches with his evil telekinetic eyes.

The actual caption: Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez plays with a baseball during a broadcast speech at the presidential palace Miraflores on September 29, 2011. Chavez on Thursday denied a report that his health has taken a turn for the worse, telling Venezuelans he was "doing well" as he recovered from cancer-fighting chemotherapy.    (Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images). 

Heather Murphy is a former Slate photo editor and the creator of Behold, the Photo Blog. Follow her on Twitter.

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