Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 - June 1, 1968) was an
American author, activist, and lecturer. She
was the first deaf/blind person to graduate from
college. The story of how Keller's teacher, Annie
Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed
by a near complete lack of language, allowing
the girl to blossom as she learned to communicate,
has become known worldwide through the dramatic
depictions of the play and film The Miracle Worker.
A prolific author, Keller was well traveled and
was outspoken in her opposition to war. She campaigned
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and socialism,
as well as many other progressive causes.
She was also the subject of some really juvenile
What is Helen Keller's favorite color?
How did Helen Keller burn the side of her face?
- She answered the iron.
How did Helen Keller burn the other side of her
- They called back.
Why was Helen Keller's leg wet?
- Her dog was blind too.
How did Helen Keller burn her fingers?
- Reading the waffle iron.
What did Helen Keller do when she fell down
- She screamed and screamed until her hands
How come Helen Keller didn't scream when she
fell off the cliff?
- She was wearing mittens.
Why does Helen Keller wear skin-tight pants?
- So you can read her lips.
Why did Helen Keller's dog commit suicide?
- You would too if your name was 'Urghrrghrghr'.
What did Helen Keller's parents do to punish
- Rearranged the furniture.
What was Helen Keller's favorite childhood
- Musical chairs.
How do you get Helen Keller to keep a secret?
- Break her fingers.
Why did Helen Keller cross the road?
- What, like she knows where she's going?
What's this (slowly waving fingers)?
- Helen Keller moaning.
I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I'm sorry-sorry-sorry.