We asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this image taken from our article on Defeating Hannibal, from the March issue of Military History Matters. Here are the winners:

WINNER:

‘And in the latest traffic news, expect major congestion on the AD92.’ — Calum Macleod

RUNNERS-UP:

‘Proof that stag nights have been around for years.’ — Ken Wilkinson

‘Okay, whose dumbo idea was it to bring along their elephants?’ — David Williams



13 Comments

  1. Christopher Warner
    February 10, 2020 @ 11:14 am

    In an effort to mitigate legal liability and a PR nightmare, circus promoters offered a 50% off voucher for next year’s event.

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  2. Charles Cameron Carruthers
    February 10, 2020 @ 11:46 am

    We had problems in Aden,South Arabia but nothing like that !!!!

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  3. Calum Macleod
    February 10, 2020 @ 12:59 pm

    And in the latest traffics news, expect major congestion on the AD92.

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  4. ken wilkinson
    February 20, 2020 @ 6:09 pm

    “Proof that Stag Nights have been around for years.”

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  5. Les Quilter
    February 24, 2020 @ 10:19 pm

    It’s a real tough job circumcising elephants!

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  6. Leonard Rose
    March 3, 2020 @ 10:32 am

    Disney’s live-action remake of Dumbo adopted a much darker tone.

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  7. David Williams
    March 3, 2020 @ 10:35 am

    “Ok, whose dumbo idea was it to bring along their elephants???”

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  8. Robert Jephcote
    March 5, 2020 @ 1:23 pm

    Nobody mention the ‘Elephant in the room’!

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  9. PAULINE HILL
    March 5, 2020 @ 2:50 pm

    DAD!! the circus is back

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  10. Les Quilter
    March 5, 2020 @ 7:13 pm

    The elephant effluent is obnoxious!

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  11. Saul Pachman
    March 23, 2020 @ 1:39 am

    But sir, they are angry because their pay in peanut was given to the elephants first

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  12. Delano Britt
    March 31, 2020 @ 12:46 am

    To think, we crossed the Alps for this mess.

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  13. Stuart Cooper
    April 1, 2020 @ 9:14 am

    I told you we should have turned left at the last set of lights.

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