The Passing Parade: Cheap Shots from a Drive By Mind

"...difficile est saturam non scribere. Nam quis iniquae tam patiens urbis, tam ferreus, ut teneat se..." " is hard not to write Satire. For who is so tolerant of the unjust City, so steeled, that he can restrain himself... Juvenal, The Satires (1.30-32)

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

WORDS OF WISDOM: Benjamin Franklin was, of course, the wisest of that group of wise men we now call the Founding Fathers. Here is some of his wisdom regarding the charms of older women, flatulence,and why Massachusetts should not punish Mistress Polly Baker, well-known strumpet player, for some of her more unusual productions.


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