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

Slate's Culture Blog
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.

1318613615759

Las Week’s Contest

unicorn caption contest

EMMANUEL DUNAND

Advertisement

 

The winner: Will Young

The top 1% control all the My Little Ponies. It should be OUR Little Ponies!

Runner-up 1:
Raul Guerra

New York City (AP) - Code Pink unveils new top-secret, zero-emission protest battle tank codenamed: Louise.

Runner-up 2: ntilt


JP Morgan finds ingenious solution to getting bicycle couriers through Occupy Wall Street Protest.

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.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
Quora
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM Why Men Never Remember Anything
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 5:03 PM White House Chief Information Officer Will Run U.S. Ebola Response
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.