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It’s not the king of Jericho we’re afraid of...We don’t want our wives seeing us leave here! Patrick Connelly, Webster, New York

Thank you to all those who submitted caption entries for our July/August cartoon (see Joshua 2). We are pleased to congratulate Patrick Connelly of Webster, New York, who wrote the winning caption.


“Nope, no spies hanging around here!” Penny Zerr, Austin, Texas
“Watch your step—we walk the dog there!” Julie Shutt, Montandon, Pennsylvania

Honorable Mention

“Remind me to build some stairs once we possess the land.” Ed Bell, Bloomfield, Kentucky
“The spies discovered that the size of the famed walls of Jericho had been greatly exaggerated.” Josh Brookes, Auckland, New Zealand
“Look, I don’t have hair like Samson. The rope will have to do.” Helen Cates, Round Rock, Texas
“How are we going to put this on our expense account?” Charles Plott, Beavercreek, Ohio
“I hope we don’t get caught red-handed.” Rachel Gaydusek, Kansas City, Missouri
“You do know that the stairs are to the right, don’t you?” Stephen R. Inglis, Houston, Texas
“Tell Joshua it’s the end of the two-for-the-price-of-one sale.” Marvin Svingen, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
“I wish I’d paid more attention in the rappelling course at Spy School!” Edith Dinar, Ra’anana, Israel
“Don’t worry, these walls are as solid as a rock.” Fred Blackwell, Smiths Station, Alabama
“Don’t worry, boys—what happens in Jericho stays in Jericho.” Harlan Menton, Saint Marys, Georgia