Thursday, September 28, 2023


An Empty Bag

Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack (New York: The Century Co., 1902), p. 99 (from the 1740 Almanack):
An empty bag cannot stand upright.
Cloth or leather bags—modern paper bags with their flat bases can stand upright when empty.

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