Illustration from a 1908 issue of Men's Wear
"Men are gluttons,
And everybody knows it except tailors, who don't leave room enough at
the edge to move over the buttons."
-- Ogden Nash, "Quick, Hammacher, My Stomacher!" (1948)
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