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Baby Boomers and Generation X owe the Millennials an Apology

Not long ago I was talking to a Millennial friend of mine who was bemoaning his inability to get to work on time.

“I need to get you a copy of Poor Richard’s Almanack,” I laughed. 462 more words

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From: Poor Richard's Almanack

From Poor Richard’s Almanacks

My Love and I for Kisses play’d,
She would keep stakes, I was content,
But when I won she would be paid; 197 more words

Poetry

NaPoWriMo: Richard and Ben

Both entertaining and useful,

my Philadelphia publication,

the aim, to instruct,

to construct for the common people,

a guide of this and that

They scarcely buy any other book. 334 more words

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December 19, 1732: The Nack and How To Get It

Filled with proverbs preaching positive virtues such as industry and prudence, Poor Richard’s Almanack debuted on this day in 1732 and was published yearly until 1757. 361 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Wine, Words & Wednesday, No. 77

Today’s words come to us from Poor Richard’s Almanack (sort of an 18th century Good Housekeeping), written by Benjamin Franklin, using the pseudonym, Richard Saunders.   144 more words

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