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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