Saturday, April 2, 2011

French Town Replaces Patriotic Female Statue - Because her Breasts are Too BIG

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A small French town has replaced a patriotic statue in its town hall - because its breasts were deemed too big.

The mayor of Neuville-en-Ferrain, in northern France, swapped the busty model with a more modest replacement after locals in the town 'started to gossip'.

The terracotta bust of Marianne - the traditional female embodiment of the French Republic in a Phrygian cap - was an original work by a local artist, installed in 2007 at Neuville-en-Ferrain's town hall.


The bust was based on that of French Actress Laetitia Casta.

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I guess the mayor felt you could have too much of a good thing. Perhaps, in retrospect, I shouldn't have used the word "felt"?

H/T Dead Tree Newspaper

2 comments:

  1. In France of all places. What is the world coming to when the ultra horny French are offended by big boobs?

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  2. BC: I know! If ever there was a "man bites dog" story, this is it!

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