-It is said that faeries would steal human children and replace them with changelings. The changeling would grow frail and weak.
-if you have knots and tangles in your hair you have ‘elf locks
-plants and trees are misshapen it’s elf twisted
-a fire in a swamp or marsh is considered an elf fire
-a mysterious illness you’ve been elf shot
-a birthmark is an elf mark.
-Faeries only have two seasons which one court will have more power.
-SUmmer starts on the 1st of January.
-SUmmer is ruled by the Seelie Court
-Winter for faeries starts on October 31st
-Winter is ruled by the Unseelie Court
-A circle of toadstools, stones, are said where faeires meet
-Faeries have white blood.
-"She is the fairies' midwife, and she comes in shape no bigger than an agate stone on the forefinger of an alderman, Drawn with a team of little atomies athwart men's noses as they lie asleep."
William Shakespeare, (of Queen Mab) in "Romeo and Juliet"
-"I think that people who can't believe in faeries aren't worth knowing. I just think that alternate realities make you a good writer. If your work is any more than one dimension, you believe in faeries."
-"Every time a child says, 'I don't believe in fairies', there is a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead."