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An Eyebrow-raising Key to Electricity

Benjamin Franklin, to prove lightning held electricity, Flew a kite in a storm; attached to the kite cord was a key. Though some thought this dangerous experiment was a bit odd, Franklin sparked more inquiries and invented the lightning rod! 1/25/19

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Date: 2/19/2019 6:42:00 AM
Wow!! Wish my Physics teacher taught us this way :) Superb :)
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Bartholomew Williams
Date: 2/19/2019 9:16:00 AM
Thank you very much, Swetha, for your encouraging comment. I am grateful to you. All my best! :) Bartholomew
Date: 2/16/2019 4:24:00 PM
I have read your short work and wanted to say congrats on your win ..Way to go.. Sara
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Bartholomew Williams
Date: 2/17/2019 12:02:00 PM
Thank you so much, Sara, for your very nice and greatly appreciated comment! All my very best to you and yours! :) Bartholomew
Date: 2/4/2019 4:29:00 AM
Hi Bartholomew, Congratulations on your placement in the contest:-) Alexis
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Bartholomew Williams
Date: 2/4/2019 12:26:00 PM
Thank you very much, Alexis. Right back at you - congratulations on your silver-medal win with your piece on FDR! You have my very best wishes. :) Bartholomew
Date: 2/3/2019 4:56:00 PM
An interesting clerihew, Bartholomew which has spurred me on to research him in more detail. I loved your clever play on words in the last line!
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Bartholomew Williams
Date: 2/3/2019 8:53:00 PM
Thank you very much, Wendy. You definitely got my last line, and I am glad my clerihew "sparked" your further interest in Mr. Franklin! ;) I enjoyed your poem, "The caring Nightingale," and please see my comments there. Thanks, again. :) Bartholomew
Date: 2/3/2019 3:17:00 PM
I was wanting poems a bit funny, but I admire all the info you packed into your clerihew. congrats in my contest, Bartholomew.
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Bartholomew Williams
Date: 2/3/2019 8:37:00 PM
Thank you so much, Andrea, for your helpful comments and kind congratulations! Also, I appreciate your sponsorship of this contest and all the previous ones you have judged, as well. Finally, thank you for your recent blog shout-out of thanks to all contest sponsors. I am sure they appreciate it. At some point, I will need to step up and sponsor some contests, too. :) Bartholomew