More Prudish Than Ashcroft


That would be officials from Los Angeles County*, who have circumcised a big, wooden representation of the county's geography displayed at this year's California State Fair:

Embarrassed by suggestions that the 3-D map resembles male genitalia, county officials this week ordered a small section near Malibu lopped off.

"We didn't want to offend the public," said Judy Hammond, the county's director of public affairs.

Story here.

UPDATE: PDF map of the county here, thanks to commenter Brian Courts.

* Original post was confused about some details, and even spelling.