The New England Courant: Silence Dogood

The New England Courant: Silence Dogood

Mrs. Silence Dogood, was Benjamin Franklin's alias in writing. After Franklin became his brother's apprentis for the New-England Courant (newspaper), he was denied to write for it. Ben wrote a column for the paper, as Mrs. Silence Dogood. James, his brother, didn't know Benjamin was "Mrs. Silence Dogood" and when he found out, he was upset.

Mrs. Silence Dogood, was Benjamin Franklin's alias in writing. After Franklin became his brother's apprentis for the New-England Courant (newspaper), he was denied to write for it. Ben wrote a column for the paper, as Mrs. Silence Dogood. James, his brother, didn't know Benjamin was "Mrs. Silence Dogood" and when he found out, he was upset.

Massachusetts Historical Society | Silence Dogood: Benjamin Franklin in The New-England Courant

Massachusetts Historical Society | Silence Dogood: Benjamin Franklin in The New-England Courant

Mrs. Silence Dogood was a false persona used by Benjamin Franklin to get his work published, after being denied several times to send a letter to the paper publication.

Mrs. Silence Dogood was a false persona used by Benjamin Franklin to get his work published, after being denied several times to send a letter to the paper publication.

Ready for a game? Create your very own pen name by following Ben Franklin’s "Silence Dogood" formula: Virtue forename + Two-word surname #fun

Ready for a game? Create your very own pen name by following Ben Franklin’s "Silence Dogood" formula: Virtue forename + Two-word surname #fun

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