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Motoring Caption Competition No.1

oops, a lorry ends up in the drink The site authors own attempts(!):
"A thirsty old truck"
"Who moved the bridge?"
"Wot, no handbrake?"
"Ah, so Thats a shellfish!"

"Oh dear, I think I've flooded the carburettor"
Edward Prothero, Sutton, Surrey (Mk3 Zodiac owner)

"Right, page 2 handbook. ' totally immerse tyre in water to locate where the puncture is. Then...'"
Ian Thornton

"Glug! Ahhh, lovely. I needed that."
Brian Hall

"You are supposed to wait for the b!!!!!!!!y ferry before crossing, not afterwards!!!!!"
Richard Jones (Snr)

"I know I said dip the headlights, but this is not what I had in mind"
Paul. S. Underhill

"I thought you said 'dip the headlights' "
Steve M

"WHAT DO YOU MEAN KEEP GOING? THERE'S GOT TO BE AN EASIER WAY TO FILL UP THE TANK"
Sean

"Oil supplies dwindle, Shell become desperate"
Ben

"I KNOW I SAID WE HAD TO DIP THE LOAD!!"
Colin

"oh so thats not the brake on the right then......"
Zac

"You are supposed to use the b****y hoses not the cab to fill the tank! "
"Do you think anyone will notice the petrols been watered down?"
Tom

"(Leyland) Buffalo at the watering Hole"
J.D.

"Gives new meaning to the term 'drive me to drink' "
Allan Hollands

"Drink-driving issue worsens! "
Conor

"WHEN I SAID DIP THE HEAD LIGHTS, I DIDN'T MEAN DRIVE INTO THE RIVER"
Anonymous(!)

"B***dy Sat Nav !"
Bernadine

and almost on the same day this came in..

"So much for Sat Nav!"
Shana

"RARE SIGHTING OF GIANT OCTOPUS IN THAMES !!!!"
Richard

"You can be shore of Shell"
"Leaky radiator trouble again"
Kes (Commer Pb owner)

"When I was a landlord, this what I thought the brewery drivers meant when they said the beer had been watered down"
"When they told you to clean the tanks out after the drop, they meant by using the jet wash"
Paul

"Stock market news, Shell stock take a dive!"
"Sing 'Oh I do like to be beside the TEE side, beside the tee side, beside the tee.' "
"These new car washes are not all they are cracked up to be"
"If I've told you once I've told you a million times before, if you are going to use the suction pump, put the bloody hand brake on!"
Keith

""You said top the water up !!!""
Sam

"Shell trial a new type of amphibious ocean tanker but have teething problems with the launch."
Derek

Send in your caption suggestions!

Ok, no prizes just the glory of seeing your side-splittingly funny caption on this page for all to see.

Email in your suggestions via the contact me page, and I'll include on this page all the 'repeatable' entries that come in.

I know nothing of what went on here back in the 1950s by the looks of it, this old photo was found in a car boot sale by me a little while ago, and shows a tanker partially submerged in the drink, probably the Mersey as the photo was found in South Manchester.

If you'd like to try another photograph caption competition, have a look at this page.

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