And if you hear it from Paul the octopus, or “Krake Paul” as he is known, it must be true.
Unless, of course, he is just refusing to go against Paul, the psychic German octopus, who predicted a Spanish triumph.
It's at a time like this that Germans yearn most for Paul the octopus, the great mollusk soothsayer for Germany.
At the same time, one of the most popular dishes at one of the most popular restaurants was – octopus salad.
There is Djimon Hounsou with an octopus on his head, and Cindy Crawford emerging like Venus de Milo from the waves.
Government, that in theory represents a union of effort and a saving of force, sprawls like an octopus over the land.
A little devil in the shape of an octopus was in Tene-napa's brain.
He was a football player too; his hug was that of an octopus which swallowed you all.
Not until she was elbow deep in suds did she recall her dreams about the octopus.
He was born in the province of Posen, so violently seized on by Prussia, that octopus of Europe.
1758, genus name of a type of eight-armed cephalopod mollusks, from Greek oktopous, literally "eight-footed," from okto "eight" (see eight) + pous "foot" (see foot (n.)). Proper plural is octopodes, though octopuses probably works better in English. Octopi is from mistaken assumption that -us in this word is the Latin noun ending that takes -i in plural.