Monday, March 7, 2005


When testing web forms that I develop I get bored typing in the same old names
etc, so occasionally I look for something new to type.  Last week for some
reason "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" came into my head.  Then it got me
thinking into how the writers of the song (featured in the movie version of
Mary Poppins, but not in any of the books) came up with that word.  Here's
what I found ...

"Is 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' a real word referring to Irish
An interesting report about the origins of the word, which fortunately clears
the word of any prurient connotations. entry

Lyrics and music to the song (for those who like that kid of stuff)