The Vagina Monoliths?
July 23, 2003 6:30 PM   Subscribe

The vagina monoliths? Host to theories ranging from alien landing site to Druid calendar, a University of British Columbia gynecologist believes Stonehenge may have been built to deliberately represent a gigantic female sexual organ.
posted by XQUZYPHYR (16 comments total)

I'd hit it.
posted by Wet Spot at 6:43 PM on July 23, 2003

Yay, Giant Stone Vaginas!
posted by xowie at 6:44 PM on July 23, 2003

Stone circle is exciting gynaecologists

posted by cortex at 6:48 PM on July 23, 2003

*backs away, surveys the scene... orders 57,000 gallons of k-y jelly*
posted by quonsar at 6:49 PM on July 23, 2003

It used to be I couldn't think of stonehenge without thinking of the scene in Spinal Tap.

Now stonehenge makes me think of a large stone vagina.
posted by birdherder at 7:07 PM on July 23, 2003

Now a University of British Columbia researcher who has investigated the great prehistoric monument for several years has announced he has uncovered its true meaning

Well, that figures. First they blow off my PhD application a couple of years ago, and now this.

PS--it's a vulva, not a vagina. Using the word vagina to stand for all of the female genitalia kinda misses out some important bits, don't you know. [/one of many imprecise-use-of-language related annoyances]
posted by jokeefe at 7:29 PM on July 23, 2003

whatever you call it, it's finger-lickin... never mind.
posted by quonsar at 7:59 PM on July 23, 2003

it's been a while...

vagina or not, you're still a dick ;)
posted by poopy at 8:07 PM on July 23, 2003

(From the Article): "But there is no evidence of any burials near Stonehenge, Perks adds."
Ohh no???
posted by banished at 8:34 PM on July 23, 2003

"The doctor explained that her insides were a rocky place, where my seed could find no purchase"
posted by jonson at 8:51 PM on July 23, 2003

"...turns out they weren't Druid priests at all, just a bunch of Shriners looking for a good time."
posted by Oriole Adams at 5:24 AM on July 24, 2003

I didn't realize the Observer had turned into the Weekly World News.

Actually, Stonehenge is a many-pronged fork set up by an ancient society of gourmets.
posted by languagehat at 7:06 AM on July 24, 2003

Sometimes a henge is just a henge.
posted by SealWyf at 7:53 AM on July 24, 2003

I wonder what archaeologists 5,000 years down the road are going to assume about OUR culture when they unearth all of those kidney-shaped swimming pools in the suburbs - D'OH!
posted by thunder at 8:22 AM on July 24, 2003

For a carpenter, it's nails everywhere. As for a gynaecologist.......
posted by troutfishing at 9:30 AM on July 24, 2003

man, those prehistoric dudes sure were sucky artists.
posted by Foosnark at 3:31 PM on July 24, 2003

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