- My wife: That’s a cruel joke. Who can fit into her wedding dress a year after the wedding, let alone a week after giving birth?
- Our friend: Women probably only had one nice dress, so, yeah, they wore it to their own weddings and britot.
- Me: This is a recipe for an Oedipus complex.
[Upon further reflection, there might be an inclination to explain it in terms of the very bizarre story of Ziporah circumcising her son and exclaiming “You are a bridegroom of blood to me”. But then why would one want to re-enact that episode?]