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Wikimedia CommonsWikimedia CommonsOfficials in Yavapai County, Arizona, have ordered David Smith to remove a 9-foot-tall statue of a gargoyle from his yard or cover the statue's genitalia. They say neighbors have complained about the statue's anatomy.

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Feelings of inadequacy abound in Arizona.

  • Radioactive||

    hey if you ever saw a giant gargoyle dick looming over the horizon, you'd be feeling inaedequate too...just saying

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    I have, and I wasn't.

  • Rich||

    giant gargoyle dick looming over the horizon

    Wasn't that a Loudon Wainwright song?

  • Live Free or Diet||

    "Gargoyle?" Is that what the kids are calling it these days?

  • Ted S.||

    "Cover up" the genitals by putting another gargoyle next to it such that it looks like the second one is giving the first one a blowjob. Since you can't see the genitals any more, it can't be obscene. :-)

  • Rich||

    County officials say the statue's genitalia can be offensive.

    And the statue's *ears* are *definitely* offensive.

  • Agammamon||

    "can be offensive"

    Yes, but is it *illegal* - that's the question that's really important.

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