This Picture is Worth 20 Words: Winston Churchill's Kin Can Dance

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Oct. 14 2011 4:19 PM

This Picture is Worth 20 Words: Wedding Dance Edition

It’s caption contest time! Yes that’s the Duchess of Alba (who happens to be a distant relative of Winston Churchill) on her wedding day. Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section.

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The actual caption:


A participant in the "Occupy Wall Street" demonstration displays a "pink unicorn" ride during a march to join teacher's unions near Wall Steet in New York on October 5, 2011. (Emmanuel Dunand/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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