Benjamin Franklin Invented...
Frequently Asked Questions

This is a joke, right?

No, Everything on this website is absolutely true.

You have got to be kidding. Benjamin Franklin did not invent the rhinoceros.

That wasn't a question.

Fine. Did Benjamin Franklin really invent the rhinoceros?

Yes. Read the article.

What about the nonsense about Ben Franklin inventing iron!? Ferris is not the same as Ferrous, and the Iron Age was way before Ben Franklin was alive. What do you have to say about that?

You need to check your sources.

My sources? This is outrageous. You can't just put anything on the internet and expect people to believe it!

Again - not a question. I won't respond to that.

Benís skullet is rad. How can I find the barbershop-surgery nearest to my house so that I can copy that look?

Forget it. There's no way you could possibly pull it off as well as Ben, don't even bother.

Is it true that Ben invented potato salad?

No! For the last time, Benjamin Franklin did not invent potato salad. What is it with you people? Why are people always asking me if Ben Franklin invented potato salad? What is with these boneheads who attribute every little thing to Benjamin Franklin? People like you are the bane of history.