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    Mary Poppins stunt lands man in hospital

    Mary Poppins stunt lands man in hospital

    A man in China ended up in hospital after he tried to use his umbrella as a makeshift parachute.

    The man, from Chonqing, western China, is believed to have suffered two broken legs, reports West China City News.

    He told police he jumped out of the window because he thought his microwave oven was about to explode.

    He had thought that the umbrella would enable him to land safely - like Mary Poppins in the Disney children's film.

    http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_983923.html?menu=

    Sky

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sky

    He told police he jumped out of the window because he thought his microwave oven was about to explode.

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    Mary Poppins

    Bet his cockney accent was still better than Dick Van Dyke's

    'England confides that every man will do his duty'".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hugh
    Bet his cockney accent was still better than Dick Van Dyke's
    My English Setter puts on a better accent than Dick ever did.