Honest Abe, Geico, and How You Can Know if You’re Ready for Marriage

A couple of years ago my husband and I saw a commercial for Geico brand auto insurance which dramatizes a supposed conversation between Abraham Lincoln and his wife.  A short, rotund Mary Todd Lincoln primps in front of a mirror, straightens and examines her high-neck, lace-cuffed, derriere-spreading black and white taffeta dress from different angles, and then asks that dreaded question:

“Honey, does this dress make my backside look big?” (more…)

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