The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show Ben Zimmer on Supercalifragilisticexpialodocious Listen 9 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/204117/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Ben Zimmer, language columnist for the Boston Globe and executive producer of the Visual Thesaurus and Vocabulary.com, tells the untold story behind the word "supercalifragilisticexpialodocious." He wrote about it in his latest Boston Globe column.