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Greetings on T-167 days and counting until Book 7 publication! I have an essay for any math wonks out there (that’s “maths” to Jo and others in the U.K.): check out our new essay on Wizard Money from a fan in Russia, Anton Generalov aka “XAHrOBEP” (pronounced “”Hangover”). Read More
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One of our Lexicon team is celebrating his birthday. Please join us in wishing John Kearns a magical day! John is responsible for the Gazetteer and Bestiary sections, and many other pages around the Lexicon. He has also dedicated an incredible amount of time and effort to behind the… Read More
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The new Wizard of the Month for February 2007 has shown up on Jo’s official site. Mnemone Radford 1562 – 1649 Developed Memory Modifying Charms. First Ministry of Magic Obliviator. News headline: Publication Date for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 21st July, 2007… Read More
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Recently we shared the work of Secca from Potterskeys.com who transcribed the words showing from the reverse side of a Scrapbook page on Jo’s site. (These pages are extra content hidden around the site, and are only available once you’ve worked out the puzzle to find them. See the… Read More
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If you’re a Mozilla Firefox user (like me), you know how convenient it is to be able to search from the toolbar and select the site you’d like to search with a simple drop-down. Now, you can search the Lexicon the same way! Our friend Kai has written a… Read More
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As expected, the WotM calendar on Jo’s site is displaying happy birthday wishes for January 9th to Severus Snape. Since birthdays began showing up on the site, with Neville Longbottom being the first on July 30, 2004, and over the course of the next year, much speculation has… Read More
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With the new year comes a new Wizard of the Month… Harvey Ridgebit This is a new canon character, but the Peruvian Vipertooth and the dragon sanctuary in Romania are not. So is this the reservation where Charlie works? Would Charlie’s occupation be Dragonologist then? hmmm… Edit: At 9:30… Read More
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As most folks do at this time of the year, we have looked back at the events of the past year on the Lexicon and marveled at it all. To quote Dumbledore from the first Leaving Feast “Another year gone! … What a year it has been!” šŸ™‚… Read More
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I started playing around with Google Trends yesterday, and came up with some fun results I wanted to share. For those who don’t know, it’s a set of statistics about where (in what countries and cities) different terms and phrases are most commonly Googled. First, “Harry Potter” is most frequently… Read More
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The Do Not Disturb sign is back on the Door today. The Door was open for a full week this time. I’ve now completed a page in the Guide to JKR.com detailing the puzzle behind the Door Opening #7. I included some screenshots of the candle in the… Read More
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Please join us in wishing a very Happy Birthday today, December 27th, to Steve Vander Ark, HH, CWWEA-ld, MMM, KCL, SM, Gurg Headmaster of the HPLexicon, Chief Warlock of the Wizarding Examinations Authority- Lexicon Division, Minister for Muggle Magic Keeper of Canon and Lists… Read More
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As part of our quest for the possible meanings of ‘hallows,’ Lexicon friend Bandersnatch kindly agreed to assemble some information for us. The result is an excellent essay which gives us some context for the new book’s title. Enjoy: The Grail Hallows and Harry Potter… Read More
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As John said, we’re trying to research this with more authoritative sources than are usually found free on the web. Some brilliant research and theorizing is being done, but here at the Lexicon we want to be cautious and make sure we’re giving you the best tools we can. One… Read More
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Good morning! We’ve been working around our already jammed holiday schedules to do some site updates with the new book title. We’ll be abbreviating it site-wide as DH, as you probably could have guessed. I’ve got a brand-new page up and running: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Lisa has… Read More