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Culture Watch: Problem Solved

I think I have an answer to why the bikini has triumphed over the ladies’ one-piece bathing suit. Several readers offered it, and Mrs. D. has enthusiastically confirmed.

The answer is unfortunately a bit close to the propriety line for a family website. Let the following hint suffice: Bathroom break.

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