'We're gonna need a bigger lie' - Enter our caption competition

PUBLISHED: 10:07 12 September 2018 | UPDATED: 11:12 12 September 2018

'Come on lads ... THINK!' Jacob Rees-Mogg, Boris Johnson and Peter Bone struggle to make sense of Brexit Photo: Getty

'Come on lads ... THINK!' Jacob Rees-Mogg, Boris Johnson and Peter Bone struggle to make sense of Brexit Photo: Getty

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And this snap of hard-line Brexiteers Jacob Rees-Mogg, Boris Johnson and Peter Bone at an Economists for Free Trade meeting may well come to tell the story of the UK’s catastrophic exit from the European Union better than any other.

We asked you for your captions – and you’ve replied in your hundreds.

The best caption will win a New European t-shirt – and we are still accepting entries.

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Some favourites so far include:

Clive Robert May: “The impromptu game of Countdown had the teams struggling to make a word from the letters F U S T E R C L U C K.”

Tom Holder: “Have I brought the plan? I thought YOU were bringing the plan?”

Matt Taylor: “We’re gonna need a bigger lie.”

Tony Lloyd “You’ve got a fox, a hen, and some corn in Dover and you can only get two through customs in Calais...”

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