Why is this statue blowing himself?

Nominated for threadspotting.

Reminds me to of a Catalonian tradition of the nativity figure of Caganer.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caganer

Seconded. All in favor?

I’m getting 404 errors for the last two links. Is that because they’re busy, or are they no longer valid?

In the same tradition we have an early version of Mr Hankey, the Christmas poo.

I am truly amazed by the way human creativity manifests itself.

I’d heard of Caganer, but Tio de Nadal is a new one to me.

now us Europeans just look weird!