LDV Saturday caption competition: “Clegg and Hughes side by side” edition

There’s no prize at stake – just the opportunity to prove you’re wittier than any other LDV reader…

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Here’s Nick Clegg walking in step with deputy leader Simon Hughes — what do you think they might be saying to, or thinking about, each other?

The winner of our most recent caption competition, the “Andy Coulson’s a bit busy right now” edition – according to The Voice’s judging panel of one – was this one by Jason Good.

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  • Cheltenham Robin 9th Oct '10 - 5:58pm

    Nick says to Simon:

    Why do you always have to be to the left of me?

  • Anthony Aloysius St 9th Oct '10 - 6:11pm

    Clegg: “OK, OK! If you untie my arms I promise I won’t join the Conservative Party!”

  • Hughes to Clegg ‘ if you think I am difficult just you wait until Farron gets elected President’

  • CLEGG: “Did you sleep in that suit last night Simon?”

    HUGHES “I, I, I . . . I went for a curry. . . with with with…er….with Charles Kennedy last night. . . and then we moved on . . . to to to. . .er. . to a club . . . and and and ….then to a…a….a…….er………Have you got any paracetamol Nick?”

  • NC: “Nice shirt and tie, Simon, but I don’t like the suit. Try M&S.”

    SH: “Here’s the deal, Nick. You chuck the fags, and I’ll buy a new suit.”


    NC: “We’re going to have to start singing from the same hymn sheet, Simon. It’s for the good of the party.”

    SH: “Which hymn sheet, and which party?”

  • Nick and Simon take up their usual positions on the left and right

  • matthew fox 10th Oct '10 - 9:20am

    What do you mean Nick, you can’t destroy that letter, we promised the students a graduate tax.

  • Patrick Smith 10th Oct '10 - 4:59pm

    NC to S: `Let`s make L/D progressive values work for Britain, over this Parliament’

    S to NC `Yes Nick,you bet, we will do it for the Country,not for the Daily Mail Editor’

  • No Simon it was easy hijacking a party as twee as ours they still think caption competitions are fun.

  • Nick – “Do you remember our policy on student fees?”
    Simon -“yes”
    Nick – “Oh Good, what are they again?”

  • or
    Nick – “Do you remember our policy on student fees?”
    Simon – “Oh dear god Nick, not again”
    Nick – “but I don’t believe in God”

  • Here’s Nick Clegg walking in step with deputy leader Simon Hughes

    Simon – Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right,

    Nick – Right, ….. , Right, ….., Right, ….., Right, ….., Right,

  • Here’s Nick Clegg walking in step with deputy leader Simon Hughes

    Simon – By the left, quick march
    Nick – No no Simon, it’s by the Right, quick march

  • Dominic Curran 11th Oct '10 - 5:21pm

    The Life and Soul of the party arrive at conference.

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