October 27, 1997

On October 27, 1997, the United States released a redesigned $50 bill with a younger, jauntier Ben Franklin. A Ben Franklin that said, “Yes. I’m old, but I’m sexy, and the chicks still dig me.’ A Ben Franklin that if he’d ever been President wouldn’t have lied about an intern, he’d bragged about it.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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