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Another candidate is police officer Sir Frederick William Pottinger who was in charge of the Lachlan district. The success of bushranger Ben Hall in evading capture there earned Pottinger the name "Blind Freddy". (Gift of sight article, Sydney Morning Herald, 24 November 2004.)
- (Australia, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Imaginary incapacitated person. Used as a standard or archetype of incapacity, in the sense that if Blind Freddy can see or know something then it must be obvious.
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