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Message Subject Eye Know the Nobody.
Poster Handle zakk
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Odysseus told Polyphemus his name was Nobody, so that when Polyphemus cried out for help, while Odysseus was shoving a stake into his eye, his fellow cyclopes would think that no one was attacking him.

In agony Polyphemus shouted

"Help, come quickly!" he shouted at one point, and his fellow Cyclopes came running.

"What's the matter?" they called in at the mouth of the cave.

"I'm blinded and in agony," roared Polyphemus.

"Whose fault is it?" they shouted back.

"Nobody's," said Polyphemus.

"Well in that case," responded the Cyclopes as they departed, "you've got a lot of nerve bothering us."


 
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