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"Go fly a kite” is an idiom meant to tell someone to go away who is being annoying. It gained popularity in the 1940s and has been used in pop culture decades later. Disney classic film, Mary Poppins, put a spin on the phrase by making the action of flying the kite an enjoyable family enterprise and something that should be done to take a break from work, a scene influenced by the book, but not directly taken from the text of P.L. Travers original story. Kites were invented in Asia with the oldest known depiction of the act of flying a kite dating to the mesolithic period 9500-9000 years B.C. Kites are still flown today as a recreational hobby, scientific and military apparatus, and for sport.


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