Recently, a Photoshopped picture of conservative pundit S.E. Cupp with a phallus in her mouth was printed in Hustler magazine.
They share the same last name, wavy hair, sly grin—and fascination with the phallus.
But nobody can look at that diagram and think about anything other than an impressively sized phallus.
In other mysteries the same idea was retraced by the exposition of the phallus and of the Cteis.
It's a sort of phallus worship that always was and always will be.
Thus Hermes, in Greece, was placed at cross-roads, with phallus prominent.
At Rome the phallus was an amulet and was worn by all children.
But admitting this, may not the snake, after all, have been but a symbol of the phallus?
For I see now that man is a collection of adjectives loaned to a phallus.
This phallus develops under the ground until its spores are mature.
1610s, "an image of the penis," from Latin phallus, from Greek phallos "penis," also "carving or image of an erect penis (symbolizing the generative power in nature) used in the cult of Dionysus," from PIE *bhel-no-, from root *bhel- (2) "to blow, inflate, swell" (cf. Old Norse boli "bull," Old English bulluc "little bull," and possibly Greek phalle "whale;" see bole). Used of the penis itself (often in symbolic context) from 1924, originally in jargon of psychoanalysis.
phallus phal·lus (fāl'əs)
n. pl. phal·lus·es or phal·li (fāl'ī')
The sexually undifferentiated tissue in an embryo that becomes the penis or clitoris.
The immature penis considered in psychoanalysis as the libidinal object of infantile sexuality in the male.