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Re: San Fairy Ann

Posted by ESC on June 11, 2003

In Reply to: San Fairy Ann posted by Katharine Hill on June 11, 2003

: I knew that this was a corruption of "ca ne fait rien" and was glad to find it in the list. However, I remember a story I read as a child in which a little girl named her dolly San Fairy Ann. I believe the story was set in England after the first world war. Does anyone else remember it? If so, please send me the name and author. Thank you very much.

I googled the phrase (http://www.google.com/ ) and came up with Eleanor Farjeon: A List of Her Stories