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Thinking up the name for Quidditch

Thinking up the name for Quidditch

I like inventing names. Quidditch — the name Quidditch — it took me ages to find the right name for it, took me about two days and I’ve still got the notebook I did it in and you can see Quidditch at the bottom of the last page of this notebook underlined about 50 times because when I stumbled across it I knew it was the right one.

— The Connection (WBUR Radio), 12 October, 1999 (Con: The Connection 1999)


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