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Re: Tooth fairy

Posted by ESC on May 04, 2003

In Reply to: Believe in the tooth fairly posted by MM on May 04, 2003

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: Need Help!!!

: Hereblow is part of a conversation between A and B:

: A: I beleive that he didn't do it.
: B: You can believe in the tooth fairly if you want.

: What does B mean?

: Thanks!

It's "tooth fairy." One of the several imaginary beings children believe in -- like Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. A child (in the U.S., at least) leaves a baby tooth under the pillow and the tooth fairy takes it and leaves money.

The speaker is implying that the other person is naive, believes anything anyone tells him.