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How Many "Harry Potter" Words Were You Pronouncing Wrong Before You Saw The Movies?

"It's Levi-OH-sa, not Levi-oh-SAR."

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If you read the Harry Potter books before watching the movies, you'll know what a revelation it was to find out how some words and names were actually pronounced.

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HOW IN THE FRESH HELL WAS I SUPPOSED TO KNOW HOW TO PRONOUNCE BEAUXBATONS?!!?!

Thankfully, due to the movies (and the internet), we now know how it goes. But do you remember how you used to pronounce these words earlier?

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  1. Check off every word you were pronouncing wrong:

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    Bellatrix Lestrange (It's La-STRAWNGE, not Le-Strange)
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    Accio (It's Ack-key-oh, not Ass-see-oh or A-chh-io)
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    Gilderoy Lockhart (It's Gill-deroy, not Jill-deroy)
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    Beauxbatons (It's B-OH-but-ons, not Box-bat-ons)
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    Knuts (It's K-noots, not nuts)
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    Severus Snape (It's Sever- us, not Severe-us)
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    Voldemort (It's V-ohl-de-mor, not V-all-de-mort)
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    Felix Felicis (It's Fee-LICKS FE-lease-us, not FE-licks FE-lis-seas)
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    Rufus Scrimgeour (It's SCRIM-jor, not SCRIM-gauer)
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    Ginny Weasley (It's Djin-ny, not Gin-ny)
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    McGonagall (It's M'GONE-a-gaul, not M'GONE-a-GAL)
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    Merope Gaunt (It's Ma-ROW-pee, not ME-rope)
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    Privet Drive (It's Pri-vet, not Private)
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    Bartemius Crouch (It's Bar-tea-me-us, not BAR-tay-me-us)
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    Sybill Trelawney (It's Si-bill, not SIGH-bill)
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    Draco Malfoy (It's Dray-co, not Drah-ko)
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    Dursley (It's Durs-lee, not Durs-LAY)
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    Erised (It's Ay-riz-zed, not Ay-rah-eyes-d)
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    Flagrate (It's Flag-rah-TAY, not Flug-rate)
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    Protego (It's Pro-TAY-goh, not Pro-tea-goh)
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    Inferi (It's In-FEAR-ri, not In-ferry)
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    Hagrid (It's HAG-rid, not Hay-grid)
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    Cedric Diggory (It's Sed-rick, not Ked-rick)
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    Fawkes (It's FOCK-s, not Faw-keys)
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    Little Whinging (It's Win-jing, not win-ging)
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    Dobby (It's Daw-bee, not Dough-bee)
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    Alastor (It's A-LAS-tor, not Alice-tor)
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    Crabbe (It's Crab, not Crab-bee)
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    Slytherin (It's Slither-in, not Sly-ther-in)
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    Cruciatus (It's Crew-she-at-us, not Crux-ee-at-us)
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    Wizengamot (It's We-zen-gaa-mought, not Why-zen-gaa-mought)
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    Xenophilius (It's Zen-oh-feel-ee-us, not Zeen-oh-philly-us)
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    Animagus (It's Ani-may-jus, not Ani-MAG-us)
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    Bezoar (It's Bee-zore, not Bay-zoh-ar)
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    Pensieve (It's Pensive, not pen-seev)
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    Eeylops (It's eye-lops, not eeh-lops)
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    Firenze (It's Fear-en-zee, not Fir-ren-z)
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    Madam Maxime (It's Max-eye-m, not Max-im-ee)
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    Pius Thicknesse (It's Pie-us, not Pee-us)
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    Seamus Finnigan (It's Shay-mus, not See-mus)
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    Elphias Doge (It's DOH-zh, not Do-je)
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    Borgin & Burkes (It's Bor-gin, not Bor-jin)
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    Cave Inimicum (It's KAH-vay, not Kay-ve)
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    Florean Fortesque (It's For-tess-cue, not For-tess-k)
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    Hermione (It's Her-my-oh-nee, not hermy-own)
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    Hermione (It's Her-my-oh-nee, not hermoy-nee)
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    Hermione (It's Her-my-oh-nee, not her-moine)
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    Hermione (It's Her-my-oh-nee, her-me-own-nee)
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    Hermione (It's Her-my-oh-nee, not her-my-own)
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    And of course, Wingardium Leviosa (It's Levi-OH-sa, not Levi-oh-SAR)
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