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JK Rowling drops the T-bomb nobody saw coming

2015-09-11 12:42

Los Angeles - JK Rowling says Harry Potter fans have been pronouncing villain Lord Voldemort's name wrong for years.

The author of the books about wizard Harry Potter's adventures has previously revealed that Voldemort - played by Ralph Fiennes in the movie adaptations - should be pronounced with a "silent t" and she reiterated her stance on Twitter on Wednesday.

When Twitter user Michael Lucero wrote:

Rowling retweeted the message and added:

However, fans are not the only people to get it wrong and the characters in the movies also pronounce the evil wizard's name - which translates to 'flight of death' in French - with a t.

The Twitter account The Dark Lord (@Lord_Voldemort7) also got involved, sending a tweet to J.K. which read, ''Muggles never listen,'' and posting a link to an older tweet from 2010.

In her books, Rowling's characters refer to non-magical people as Muggles and call the evil wizard Voldemort "He who must not be named".
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