I’m a bad gardener. My most prized vegetables have been a tomato that looked like Richard Nixon, a bell pepper that looked like Jimmy Durante, and a carrot that looked like a turnip.
Any reference to human genitals carries with it a hint of ribald humor, but “family jewels” once denoted something also of value, to be protected and kept from harm. The modern reference of “junk” unfortunately mirrors a societal cheapening of human sexuality which is regarded as something of fleeting purpose and dubious worth, and in the end, irreverently squalid.
She portrays herself as a victim of the “cad” in what is a fiendish sexual “bait and switch.” Her advertised goods, though apparently cheap and appealing, are not really available to the consumer, and the consumer is kicked out of the transaction for responding to the advertisement.
Our children are being taught that there are no boundaries, that their bodies are to be used at a whim, whether their own or that of another. They are being groomed as prey to predators