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People living on a UK street fear house prices could suffer after Google Earth images showed their estate resembles a giant penis.
Locals on George Road, Edward Road, and Yeoman Cottages in Hoylake, Wirral, fear potential house-hunters wouldn’t want to buy a property in the phallic-shaped area.
When viewed from above, the red roofs on the homes – which have an average £200,000 price tag – make the cul-de-sac look like a penis.
Resident Carl Hodge, 45, said: “Since someone spotted this on Google Earth we have all become a laughing stock.
“You can’t argue because it really does look just like a man’s c*ck and balls.
“I haven’t heard of anyone moving out because of it but we are definitely worried it would put of potential buyers if we ever wanted to sell.
“Who would want to live in the cul-de-sac that everyone is taking the mick out of.
“They say Google Earth is fascinating and people spend hours on it but it has been a nightmare for us.
“I think Google should remove the street from the internet. It might be funny but it’s no laughing matter if you’re trying to sell your house.” …
What’s wrong with you people? It looks an antique country kitchen Big Bingo Egg Beater to me.