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Anonymous asked in Social SciencePsychology · 1 decade ago

Can anyone tell me the story of Everybody, Anybody, Somebody, and Nobody?

We were trying to remember this story. I remember it started out. There was an important job to be done and Everybody was asked to do it, but I cant remember the rest.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    WHAT WENT WRONG

    This is the story of four people.

    Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody.

    There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it.

    Anybody could have done it but Nobody did it.

    Somebody got angry because it was Everybody's job.

    Everybody thought that Somebody would do it.

    But Nobody asked Anybody.

    It ended up that the job wasn't done and Everybody blamed Somebody, when actually Nobody asked Anybody.

    Source(s): "Wake Up and Smell the Coffee!," Ann Landers
  • 1 decade ago

    From http://www.stpaulskingsville.org/everybody.htm :

    This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody. There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about this, because it was Everybody's job. Everybody thought Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn't do it. It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done.

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