Every “Potter” fan can agree that J.K. Rowling has a way with words. After all, her writing has inspired an entire generation. But does this hold true in other languages?
Tagged: wizarding etymology
Originally, I thought “Slughorn” was just a disgusting name, reminiscent of all the other “slug” images in the books, from Ron Weasley throwing up slugs in Book Two to the “busted slug” crushed by Kevin’s mother at the Quidditch World Cup in Book Four. But as is often the case with J.K. Rowling’s names, there is a lot more to it than that.