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Something Peculiar is Happening

Essay: Measurements

Rowling explains that the Wizarding world has not gone metric and has no interest in doing so, in part because they can do complicated calculations such as converting Sickles to Knuts to Galleons with magic.

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I do find the old system much more picturesque, much quirkier,
and therefore more appropriate to the kind of society I was describing.

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Something Peculiar is Happening
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Dimensions 447 words
Abbreviation Pm1.1.2
Canonicity Primary Canon

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Tags: math money

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The Harry Potter Canon