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Posted by ESC on March 15, 2000

In Reply to: Fancy posted by Frankie on March 14, 2000

: How did funny replace fancy or was it fancy which replaced funny in the expression "Fancy meeting you here". Why "fancy"?

"Fancy meeting you here" is just another way of saying "imagine meeting you here." Fancy and fantasy (or imagination) have the same root word.

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