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Tuesday, 30 September 2008

And What Big Feet You Have...

Among Britain's plethora of archaeological treasures, the Cerne Abbas giant uniquely stands out . . . quite literally.

Carved centuries ago out of the chalky rock of a steep hill outside the 900-year-old village of Cerne Abbas, the 180-foot giant stands proudly naked, wielding a wicked-looking club and boasting an enormous, fully-erect penis. The well-endowed giant draws thousands of gawking tourists, who each year head to this otherwise quiet corner of Dorset in southern England.

READ MORE - Source: TIME, Tuesday, 30th September 2008

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