Cabbage patch dolls, leisure suits, Tickle me Elmo. Every year has its fads. This year, the year of the recession and Obama, is the year of the Snuggies. With people going out less and snuggling up more, what with keeping the thermostat low and all, Snuggies have been selling like hotcakes.
The beauty of them is that you can snuggle and they also act like a natural contraceptive. His and hers Snuggies, unlike a shared blanket, provide additional protection against those unexpected tax deductions.
Editor's note: Photo from a mildly humourous Uncyclopedia entry.