I seem to remember telling you both that I would have to expel you if you broke...– Albus Dumbledore (via adlazinator) (via harrypotterismylife)
We teachers are rather good at magic, you know.– Professor McGonagall, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (via harrypotterismylife)
Accio Brain!– Ron Weasley (via omgharrypotter)
Oddities and Coincidences #2: Number, please
omgharrypotter: In Order of the Phoenix, the phone number to get into the Ministry of Magic is 6-2-4-4-2 (which spells out “MAGIC” on the phone keypad).
Sirius Black's Death: Clues
J.K is actually a genius, you cannot doubt or deny it. omgharrypotter: J.K. Rowling has hidden a lot of clues in Order Of The Phoenix that tell us that Sirius was going to die before we actually found out! - On Harry’s first night at Grimmauld Place, the entire house sits down to dinner. In total, thirteen of them eat together. According to Trelawney in Prisoner Of Azkaban: when thirteen...
Name Origins #6: Grimmauld Place and Gringotts
omgharrypotter: Grimmauld Place - “Grim Old Place” (play on words). Gringotts - According to J.K. Rowling, the famous bank comes from the word “ingot,” as a reference to “an ingot of gold.” She added the “Gr” to the beginning to make it sound more powerful.
Name Origins #8: Severus and Voldemort
omgharrypotter: Severus - Sever means “to cut off.” Snape appears to have “cut off” his ties with the Dark Lord through the first five books, and then with Dumbledore and the Order in Half-Blood Prince. “Severe” means “cruel, strict” - two characteristics that accurately describe the Potions Professor. Sounds very similiar to the Latin word “servus,” meaning “servant.” Is he still a servant of...
The thing about growing up with Fred and George is that you sort of start...– Ginny Weasley (via omgharrypotter)
General Facts Not Disclosed in the Books:
omgharrypotter: - To remove the tail that Hagrid gave Dudley in the hut on the rock, the Dursleys went to a private hospital where the staff was very discreet, and said that a wart had gone out of control. - James Potter was a Chaser on the Gryffindor Quidditch team (although the film claimed he was a Seeker). - Molly Weasley’s maiden name is Prewett. - Fred and George Weasley were born on...
Who is your favourite Hogwarts professor? (Doesn’t include Dumbledore because he’s headmaster, plus, I think lots of people would choose him). And can you guess mine?
A week after Fred and George’s departure, Harry witnessed Professor McGonagall...– Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (via omgharrypotter)
Being a Muggle sucks..
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Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say they were...– Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the sentence that started it all. (via omgharrypotter)