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The Gothenburg Snow Penis Strikes Again

Swedish campaigners insist the huge ice pecker carved in a city park was about freedom of expression.
The new improved snow penis created in Gothenburg's suburbs.
The new improved snow penis created in Gothenburg's suburbs. screenshot from Youtube user Emilian Sava

Sweden’s second city of Gothenberg has been gripped by a public debate for the past week—over a giant snow penis.

Following icy weather, an unknown artist apparently ventured onto the frozen moat bordering the city’s Kungsparken this weekend, according to The Local. In the fresh snow that had fallen on the ice, he or she then scraped out the crude but unmistakable likeness of a male member. When the predictable complaints from the public arrived, park staff ventured onto the ice to remove the priapic design. The result? Uproar.