Objects & Places from Poor Richard's Almanack

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The Almanac

A yearly publication which contains information including sun and moon phases, recipes, weather reports and predictions.


This British slang word refers to the part of the body that you sit on.

Two Precious Jewels

Franklin refers to these as time and good advice.


A silver coin worth about four English pennies.


A colloquial term for the jowl or lower jaw.


A small but very active songbird.


A term which refers to money or riches, especially if these riches are gained by dishonest means.


A wand or staff used to represent the power or authority of a monarch.

Whig and Tory Parties

These were two opposing English political parties.

Dead Sea

A salt water lake located between Israel and Jordan.


A dishonest person, however, generally one who is very likable.

Steel and Diamonds

These are two things Franklin describes in...

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