Hasbro Put the D'oh! in Play-Doh on Christmas With This Penis-Shaped Toy

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We posted our list of 2014's biggest brand fails in mid-December, but there was still time for a late entrant—Hasbro's Play-Doh, which slid in under the wire with a Christmas toy that some people complained looks a lot like a penis.

Countless children opened up the brand's Sweet Shoppe Cake Mountain Playset on Christmas morning, only to find that it came with a pretty suggestive-looking (and suggestively named) "extruder" tool. The vast majority of kids were surely none the wiser, of course, though many parents jumped on Play-Doh's Facebook page to vent.

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