A bread maker, Alan?

A Xmas card from Ann Burlingham, sent from Queensland:

Marital relations among the penguins

A UK greeting card (a Hanson White card from UK Greetings).

The pink crown identfies the speaking penguin as female, and she addresses the other penguin as Alan, so that one’s male. And she’s performing an aggrieved female partner routine — aggrieved that her man has given her, as a present, something to aid her in performing household duties, “w0men’s work”. In this case, a bread maker.

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