Massive and mysterious wooden penis erected atop Austrian mountain


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/11/03/massive-and-mysterious-wooden.html


#2

I first read this as Australian and almost scrolled past it. They have a reputation for irreverence.

The Austrians now… That’s newsworthy.


#3

How the hell did they get it up there?

Well. . . at least it’s not on top of a volcano.


#4

quark-but-why


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#6

Some kind of ring and chains?


#7

Ring, chains and two big boulders to weigh it all down.


#8

Apparently asked in busy emergency rooms almost daily.


#9

What is mysterious about it?


#10

I got it - tapping into the neglected Frost Giant sex toy market!


#11

It’s sure to get blown over in the first stiff wind.


#12

I think its a sign that the owner is a huge dick.


#13

It’s cold up there. Shouldn’t it be smaller?


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#15

This is absolutely in keeping with the Austrian national character.


#16

Yeah, I guess us North Americans equate most German speakers with German stereotypes–which is to say, straight-laced and serious.


#17

There is a town in Austria named Fucking.

Edit

The German for “light-coloured” is Hell. Yes, there is a beer:


#18

You’ve never been to Oktoberfest, have you?
Germans are serious in office hours.


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#20

Who is saying it hasn’t experienced shrinkage already?