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DID YOU SEE THE NEW HELEN KELLER DOLL?
WIND IT UP AND IT BUMPS INTO EVERYTHING.

James Callow Keyword(s): BLINDNESS

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE NEW HELEN KELLER DOLL?
YOU WIND IT UP AND IT WALKS INTO WALLS.

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HELEN KELLER WAS DEAF AND BLIND
 

Where learned: LOUISIANA ; New Orleans

James Callow Keyword(s): BLINDNESS

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

Date learned: 00001972 (SUMMER)

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PROVERB: DENSITY

SHE CAN'T SEE THE FOREST FOR THE TREES.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Keyword(s): BLINDNESS TO THE OBVIOUS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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How did Helen Keller burn her fingers?

She was reading a waffle iron

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Helen Keller was an American author, political activist and lecturer who lived from 1880-1968. She was deaf and blind.

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Where learned: LOUISIANA ; New Orleans

Keyword(s): BLIND ; BLINDNESS ; BRAILLE ; DEAF ; Distasteful ; IRON ; JOKE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

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Belief: Animal

Catty Belief:

Blue eyed cats are deaf

(They are usually green eyed)

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The date 11/7/69 is written in tiny numbers on the bottom left hand of the card.

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Original BN [P500] crossed out. Replaced with Current Classification

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; BLIND ; BLINDNESS ; Blue ; CAT ; COLOR ; Eye ; eye color ; Green

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mammal

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