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Novocastrian Jan 27th 2017 4:30 pm

Caption competition.
 
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His fingers may be short, but whoa....

BristolUK Jan 27th 2017 4:35 pm

Re: Caption competition.
 
There's an old Private Eye cover - 1970s? - with the Queen on an African tour doing something similar, but hands a bit closer together.

"Some of them have them this big" or something like that.

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Originally Posted by Novocastrian (Post 12163232)
His fingers may be short, but whoa....

...but his ego is massive.

Novocastrian Jan 27th 2017 4:39 pm

Re: Caption competition.
 

Originally Posted by BristolUK (Post 12163234)

...but his ego is massive.

...but imagine that up your b*m.

dbd33 Jan 27th 2017 5:11 pm

Re: Caption competition.
 

Originally Posted by BristolUK (Post 12163234)
There's an old Private Eye cover - 1970s? - with the Queen on an African tour doing something similar, but hands a bit closer together.

"Some of them have them this big" or something like that.

That's not the Queen, it's Enoch Powell.

BristolUK Jan 27th 2017 5:13 pm

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Originally Posted by dbd33 (Post 12163265)
That's not the Queen, it's Enoch Powell.

:o

I think you might be right.

Novocastrian Jan 27th 2017 5:14 pm

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Originally Posted by dbd33 (Post 12163265)
That's not the Queen, it's Enoch Powell.

Or possibly Mel Lastman.

BristolUK Jan 27th 2017 5:14 pm

Re: Caption competition.
 
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Indeed you are. :nod:

1968 so it must have been in my 'book of covers.'

dbd33 Jan 27th 2017 5:17 pm

Re: Caption competition.
 

Originally Posted by Novocastrian (Post 12163271)
Or possibly Mel Lastman.

I'd be surprised if Lastman was known to that organ.

caretaker Jan 27th 2017 5:56 pm

Re: Caption competition.
 
He has to stay this far away from me.

Novocastrian Jan 27th 2017 6:43 pm

Re: Caption competition.
 

Originally Posted by dbd33 (Post 12163273)
I'd be surprised if Lastman was known to that organ.

Ah, I see your point.

dbd33 Jan 27th 2017 7:02 pm

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Originally Posted by Novocastrian (Post 12163368)
Ah, I see your point.

Illustrious organ, I would have said, had I remembered the term soon enough.

"To please Donald, I'll get this close to Farage"

Novocastrian Jan 27th 2017 7:05 pm

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Originally Posted by dbd33 (Post 12163382)
Illustrious organ, I would have said, had I remembered the term soon enough.

"To please Donald, I'll get this close to Farage"

That can't be right. Other way around?

Of course I might be being a too anal about this. Perhaps she was only saying "Look, this is what normal fingers look like. look like. I said. This is a special occasion, a special occasion which I think is special"

Souvy Jan 27th 2017 7:55 pm

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Originally Posted by dbd33 (Post 12163273)
I'd be surprised if Lastman was known to that organ.

Possibly to Frank (Eye ripoff), before it went bust.

Jsmth321 Jan 27th 2017 10:25 pm

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The headline used on facebook for the article was

"The two leaders were spotted holding hands before talking about their "special relationship."




http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com...trip=all&h=473

http://wpmedia.news.nationalpost.com...trip=all&h=465

Trump plays host to Theresa May and pledges ’lasting support’ to their ‘special relationship’ | National Post

BristolUK Jan 27th 2017 10:31 pm

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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 (Post 12163597)
"The two leaders were spotted holding hands before talking about their "special relationship."

and for the bottom picture (pun intended)
"Don't even think about it..."


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