I was thinking of the old Wendy’s ad of the 1980s where a “traditionally built” Russian woman wore a frumpy shift and the fashion show consisted of her carrying a flashlight for “Eveningvvear!” and a beach ball for “Swimvvear!” while reading this post from Roger L. Simon. Dymphna says
I intuit that these lovely pieces of clothing are primarily designed to discourage swimming
but Cutler thought of the
oompa-loompa last electoral campaign.