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Did some updating on the new guide to Jo’s website. Then I noticed that she’d added Bill’s birthday on November 29. I figured I’d quickly add that to the timelines… But wait. If Bill was born on November 29, that means he turned eleven the year BEFORE he started Hogwarts. And… Read More
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A couple of new pages have been added: a page listing various competitions in the Wizarding World, including the Daily Prophet Grand Prize Galleon Draw and the annual Swedish broom race. a page listing organizations such as the B.O.G. (Brotherhood of Goblins) and S.P.E.W. an expanded guide to Jo’s website in our “sources of Lexicon… Read More
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I’m working very hard to catch up on essays which have been waiting in my work pile for so long. This evening I added one entitled …and I Grew Up With Percy…which I really enjoy. A beautiful drawing by Marta T. of the Weasley siblings appears on the page, too. Read More
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Posted by in Canon discussion / Essays
Okay, so we weren’t there as the Weasley children grew up, all seven of them in that wonderful magical house. But I think we can make some fairly shrewd guesses as to what it was like. After all, one thing is certainly true, and that’s the fact that siblings compete for their… Read More
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Thanks to Trish Drasnin, I have now posted the synopses of all four Daily Prophet newsletters which Jo wrote in the late 1990s for Bloomsbury. Sorry, I don’t have permission to reprint them word for word (although Jo, if you’re reading this, please consider letting me do so!). However, I have… Read More
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Well, here’s another tiny little mystery cleared up. I have just received word from a very reliable source that this sentence of Fudge’s on page 613 of the UK version of Goblet of Fire is incorrect: “You’ll forgive me, Dumbledore, but I’ve heard of a curse scar acting as an… Read More
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The following changes were released by Rowling’s publishers in the summer of 2004. As of summer, 2005, they had not been included in Scholastic editions. However, both Bloomsbury and Raincoast editions now incorporate the changes. The translators, who work from the Bloomsbury text, are incorporating these changes into their editions of the book as well. PS… Read More
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Well, you might already see one thing that’s new…the font on this page. We’re gradually changing every page in the Lexicon to this new font, Georgia, since it’s designed to be particularly easy to read on a web page. Josh and I are changing each page that we edit, so… Read More