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ABC-DEF-GHI by Carroll Spinney

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ABC-DEF-GHI (Song) by Carroll Spinney
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After finding the English alphabet written in chalk on the sidewalk, in a Sesame Street skit, Big Bird mistakes it for a very long word ("abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz"). With marching band-like accompaniment, he breaks into song, pronouncing the "word" as /'æbk?'d?fgi'd??k?lm?'n?pkw?r'stu?vw?ks?z/. His brilliance as a bird, he thinks, will become known to all the world if he can ascertain the word's meaning.