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Benjamin Franklin Wished He Was Born In Our Time

Benjamin Franklin Wished He Was Born In Our Time

Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter on May 31, 1788 to the Reverend John Lothrop of Boston. Franklin was very old at the time and was obviously longing to make more discoveries in science. “I have sometimes wished it had been my destiny to be born two or three centuries hence. For invention and improvement are […]

Making Up Benjamin Franklin Quotes - A Rare Rant

Making Up Benjamin Franklin Quotes – A Rare Rant

This is a touchy pet peeve of mine to the point of being a bete noire and plague to my senses! It seems every time I turn around, another misquote or fabricated quote is attributed to Benjamin Franklin. Jane Fonda didn’t ruin my Christmas cheer tonight with family. My mistake was to turn on the […]