Mary Poppins, the Liar

Whaaaat? Did Mary Poppins lie 40 years ago? Robert Krulwich of ABC World News with Charles Gibson's webcast investigates in this hard hitting piece:

[The mystery] involves the world's most beloved nanny, Marry Poppins, and you may recall in the movie ... that Mary teaches the worlds to say Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Forward and backward. But did she really?

I smell a Peabody Award: Link - Thanks Zach!


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Did they even look at the word? It's not the entire word backwards. It's each part of the word, backwards.

DOCIOUSALIEXPILISTICFRAGICALIREPUS

DOCIOUS ALI EXPI LISTIC FRAGI CALI REPUS

The only part that's actually backwards is "SUPER / REPUS." The rest is just in reverse order.
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