"Thank goodness you found me! I've been out here for hours,
I couldn't remember the new password to get in to bed."
- Neville Longbottom
person, which abysmally foolish person wrote down this week's passwords
and left them lying around?"
- Minerva McGonagall
All of these are passwords to get into Gryffindor common room
unless noted otherwise.
Post-Christmas holidays password, after the Fat Lady
and her friend Violet drank all the wine in a picture
of a group of drunk monks in the Charms corridor
Latin for "dragon's head".
A kind of stew or porridge that historically was offered
to the British monarch on coronation day by the lord of the
manor of Addington, Surrey
The most common modern meaning of this word is "an
irresponsible, silly person", but a much rarer meaning
implies that the person is a mischief-maker if not actually
a fiend. Think Peeves
for the rarer sense of the word.
Latin for "better luck"
lemon drop (Dumbledore's office)
(CS11 - US edition)
(Sir Cadogan thought this one up)
(Prefect's bathroom on the fifth floor)
(Slytherin common room)
Latin for "How do you do?"
scurvy cur (Sir Cadogan thought this one up too)
(CS11 - UK edition)
- all it takes to open the Chamber of Secrets, spoken to one
particular copper tap in Moaning Myrtle's bathroom. Of course, you must say
the words in Parseltongue...