Posted by Lewis on December 09, 2004
In Reply to: Glass slipper posted by Smokey Stover on December 08, 2004
: I know there's a thread somewhere in which Cinderella's glass slipper is mentioned, along with a purported origin of the mistake in translation that resulted in "glass." In the dim past I was informed by someone French (I wot not who) that the slippers were made, not of "verre," but of "vair," which is squirrel fur. Anyone know for sure? SS
definitely heard the same thing - but glass is SOO much more romantic.