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Ben Franklin

Ben Franklin was a multi-talented feller indeed,

   Noted mainly for helpin' develop our nation's creed.

      Perhaps lesser known for sufferin' a shockin' jolt

         Foolin' around with an occasional lightin' bolt!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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Entry for Nathan's "Yesterdays Clerihew" Contest

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  1. Date: 1/8/2013 1:44:00 AM is a pity that many modern school curriculum teaches nothing about the 'heroes' and personalities . he was one charming guy...and had an eye for the ladies too....

  1. Date: 12/4/2012 11:15:00 AM
    When you look at him this way... He seems a bit crazed... He must have taken crazy lessons from my ancesters... LOL

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 1:55:00 PM
    your best one I believe of the new posts. I really like this one a lot.

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 5:01:00 AM
    Maybe that's why his hair is straight and he has that surprised look on his face, hee hee! You'r always at your best! Luv, Lizzie

  1. Date: 11/23/2012 2:08:00 PM
    A good clerihew....about Ben Franklin, Bob. - Like it and give me a :) - Wishing you a relaxed weekend. - -oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/23/2012 10:47:00 AM
    he was sure some guy Robert, i remember a story about him and kite when i was at school, like this clerihew