Obama in Indonesia Caption Contest

This Picture Is Worth 20 Words: Obama’s Hand Edition

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Nov. 18 2011 6:21 PM

This Picture Is Worth 20 Words: Obama’s Hand Edition

Welcome back to Slate’s weekly caption contest. All we’re going to say is that this was taken today. Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section.


The winner: Marilyn Braun

The Queen: Amateur. I've seen weirder than you.

Runner-up: Tracy Palm

“Yes, mum. Of course you can try it on ..."

The actual caption:

Queen Elizabeth II  meets students from the Northdown Primary School at the Turner Contemporary Gallery on November 11, 2011 in Margate, southeast England.  (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett - WPA Pool/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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