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The Can’t-Spells

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“It is said that I hate Les Non-Magiques. The Muggles. The No-Maj. The Can’t-Spells.”

-Gellert Grindelwald (CG)

“The Can’t-Spells” was a term for non-magical humans (CG).

This was one of the names for Muggles mentioned by Gellert Grindelwald when he rattled off a list of such terms while speaking to the pure-blood audience in the underground auditorium in Paris (CG).

Commentary

Etymology

Sort of a pun on "spell" as a verb and "spell" as noun.

Pensieve (Comments)

Tags: anti-Muggle sentiment

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