World Cup-Predicting Octopus Is Right, And German Fans Want Him Dead

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Paul, an octopus living in a German zoo, has successfully predicted the winner of all of Germany's World Cup matches, including last night's loss to Spain. Now some fans want to literally grill Paul, believing his prophecies influence superstitious players.

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AndPreciousLittleofThat
AndPreciousLittleofThat

Who would name an octopus "Paul?"

Why not Oglethorpe, or Hamish, or Siberio?

Paul is far too pedestrian a name for a psychic octopus.