Benjamin Franklin: Stories

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Advice on Choosing a Mistress
One of the USA's Founding Fathers offers sage advice just as appropriate now as when it was first penned more than 250 years ago.
Tags: Historical, True
Age Rating: Anybody
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To the Royal Academy of Farting Franklin wrote this humorous response to a call for scientific papers from the Royal Academy of Brussels while United States ambassador to France around 1781. He was also a respected scientist at the time. It was never sent (so as not to raise a stink) but was included in a letter to a friend.
Tags: Humor
Age Rating: Older than 13
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