Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce for May 29, 2004
"'Ben Franklin was born in Boston on January 17th, 1706.'" "That's your first sentence? You?ll never make it to three pages at that rate!" "You've got to stretch it out, Teddy! Here, let me do a little rewriting!" "'Benjamin Franklin, a true patriot whose name is know to all students of American history came into this world on the seventeenth of January, 1706, in the hustling, bustling colonial city of Boston, Massachusetts.'" "I... I'm in the presence of greatness!" "It's a gift!"