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Turning a blind eye is an idiom describing the ignoring of undesirable information.

The phrase to turn a blind eye is attributed to an incident in the life of Admiral Horatio Nelson. Nelson was blinded in one eye early in his Royal Navy career.

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During the Battle of Copenhagen in the cautious Admiral Sir Hyde Parkerin overall command of the British forces, sent a signal to Nelson's cheap independent escorts ordering them to discontinue utrn action. Naval orders were transmitted via a system of signal flags at that time.

When this order was brought to the more aggressive Nelson's attention, he lifted his telescope up to his blind eye, saying, "I have a right to be blind. I really do not see the signal," and most of his forces continued to press home the arkansas teen swingers.

There is a misconception that the order was to be obeyed at Nelson's discretion, but this is contradicted by the fact that it was a general order to all the attacking ships some of whom did break offand that later that day Nelson openly stated that he had who is sydney james dating contrary to orders".

Sir Hyde Parker was recalled in disgrace what does turn a blind eye mean Nelson appointed Commander-in-Chief of the fleet following the battle. The Oxford English Dictionary records usage of the phrase as early as From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

For the health condition, see blindness. Nelson A Personal History.

Basic Books. Horatio Nelson.

The Bodley Head. The Great Gamble: Nelson at Copenhagen. New York: Simon and Schuster.

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