• Glossary “To rabbit” means to talk incessantly or gossip idly. It’s commonly used among Cockney folk, and is an example of rhyming slang where the actual rhyming word is being omitted; the full phrase is “rabbit and pork”. Read More
• Broomsticks These are brooms that have been specifically designed for speed and control so that they can be used for Quidditch or other broom sports. Chapter 9 of  the book Quidditch Through the Ages by J.K. Rowling outlines the history of the development of the racing broom. (QA9)… Read More
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• Rules and laws Rappaport’s Law was instituted by Emily Rappaport, the 15th President of MACUSA, in 1790. The law completely segregated the No-Maj and magical communities in the United States following one of the most serious breaches of the International Statute of Secrecy of all time (Pm). Read More
• Hogwarts Ravenclaw House is one of the four houses at Hogwart into which the students are Sorted when they start their first year. Ravenclaw is the Hogwarts house of founder Rowena Ravenclaw. The House places high value on intelligence, wit, and learning. During Harry’s time at Hogwarts, the head of Ravenclaw… Read More
• Sports teams The Ravenclaw Quidditch Team of Hogwarts is drawn from the students of Ravenclaw House. The team wear robes of blue and bronze. Their Quidditch team during the 1993-1994 school year was really good. They managed to lighten Harry’s mood when they “flattened Hufflepuff in their Quidditch match at the end of… Read More
• Businesses Little Red Books was a well-known publisher in the wizarding world, which seemed to specialize in textbooks and scholarly works.  Known publications include: A History of Magic by Bathilda Bagshot, 1947 (FB, PS5) Home Life and Social Habits of British Muggles by Wilhelm Wigworthy, 1987 (FB) Why I Didn’t… Read More
• Glossary An official record book. In a school context it refers to the official list of students in a class. Read More
• Hogwarts academics Snape gave Harry lessons in Occlumency, or closing his mind to invasion by the Dark Lord, under the guise of giving him Remedial Potions lessons so that Umbridge and her Inquisitorial Squad would not be suspicious (OP24). The story was believable to Draco Malfoy and others because Harry’s worst… Read More
• Sentient objects A glass ball the size of a large marble. In its default state (when nobody is touching it), a Remembrall is full of white smoke. When picked up and held in a person’s hand, a Remembrall will glow scarlet if there’s something the person has forgotten to do. Read More