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Two drops tames even the most bothersome barnet

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“Two drops tames even the most bothersome barnet” is the advertising slogan for Sleekeazy’s Hair Potion, invented by Fleamont Potter, Harry’s paternal grandfather.

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"barnet" = a person's hair, British rhyming slang from "Barnet's Fair"; Barnet's Fair is a famous horse fair in Barnet, Hertfordshire, which originated in 1588.

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