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Ernie Prang

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"Take 'er away, Ern!"
-- Stan Shunpike (PA3)

Elderly, bespectacled driver of the Knight Bus. He gave the impression to Harry that he hadn’t mastered the use of the steering wheel (PA3). Ernie, like so many witches and wizards, attended Dumbledore’s funeral (HBP30).

Skills

Driving, sort of.

Ernie Prang
Gender Male
Species / Race Wizard
Other Names Ern
Eyes Wears spectacles
Distinguishing Features "Owlish face"
Affiliations Knight Bus
Profession Bus driver
First Introduced PA3

Commentary

Etymology

"Ernie" refers to J.K. Rowling's grandfather, Ernie Rowling (Conv).
"prang" = British slang: "wreck, as in an automobile crash."

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