Continuing my "Lovely Lady Mascots" art card set, here's Wendy of Wendy's Old Fashioned Hamburgers
Wendy is based on Wendy's founder Dave Thomas's fourth daughter, Melinda Lou Thomas (as a young child she pronounced her name "Wenda" which later became her nickname "Wendy"). As much as I hate to impugn the looks of a then 8-year old girl, she really didn't look much like the character on the sign.
Then again, I don't look much like my adorable cartoon alter-ego, so who am I to judge? 9.9
If you're curious, here's what she looks like today (on the left): [link]
(and if that don't work, try this one [link]
Next up! The St. Pauli Girl (Beer + Hot German Blonde = WIN!)Wendy is a registered trademark of Oldemark LLC and are licensed to Wendy's International, Inc.