A GUIDE TO BRITISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE Given that in mind, and noting the ignorance of British English and culture in many stories set in Britain, but written by (primarily) American writers, I have compiled this little guide to English language and culture. Please feel free to send suggestions for more things to be included to Brian@rescueddoggies.com If you find this page useful, please consider making a small donation to the animal refuge I am struggling to run in Argentina ( The present financial crises has seen donations plummet to almost nothing, while prices of dog food have sky-rocketted. You can read all about the refuge at 1) EDUCATION - as the vast majority of stories written by foreigners and set in Britain are about Harry Potter, there is a separate section on Education. The most common mistakes are GRADUATION and PRINCIPAL/DIRECTOR, neither of which exist in British schools.
Fun Quiz - Harry Potter Sorting Hat Quiz You might belong in Gryffindor, where dwell the brave at heart. You might belong in Hufflepuff where they are just and loyal and unafraid. Or yet in wise old Ravenclaw, if you've a ready mind. Or perhaps in Slytherin you'll make your real friends, those cunning folks use any means to achieve their ends. Take this quiz and find out. Hermione Granger Harry Potter: "But why's she got to go to the library?" Ronald Weasley: "Because that's what Hermione does. When in doubt, go to the library." — Hermione's book dependency[src] Minister Hermione Jean Granger (b. 19 September, 1979) was a Muggle-born witch born to Mr and Mrs Granger, both dentists. VirtualBox Here you will find links to VirtualBox binaries and its source code. VirtualBox binaries ¶ By downloading, you agree to the terms and conditions of the respective license.
Lucy Knisley - The First Four Books! These are awesome! I love the style. And 'Cho the one that I want' is one of the very best puns I've ever heard. Bravo. (Deleted comment) That's not Hermione's cat. Dracorex Dracorex is a dinosaur genus of the family Pachycephalosauridae, from the Late Cretaceous of North America. The type (and only known) species is Dracorex hogwartsia, meaning "dragon king of Hogwarts". It is known from one nearly complete skull (the holotype TCMI 2004.17.1), as well as four cervical vertebrae: the atlas, third, eighth and ninth. These were discovered in the Hell Creek Formation in South Dakota by three amateur paleontologists from Sioux City, Iowa. The skull was subsequently donated to the Children's Museum of Indianapolis for study in 2004, and was formally described by Bob Bakker and Robert Sullivan in 2006. However, Jack Horner et al. suspect that it is a juvenile Pachycephalosaurus and an analysis of pachycephalosaur fossils by a joint team from the University of California, Berkeley and the Museum of the Rockies has questioned the validity of two named genera of pachycephalosaur, Dracorex and Stygimoloch. Description
Ronald Weasley "I'm the sixth in our family to go to Hogwarts. You could say I got a lot to live up to. Bill and Charlie have already left – Bill was Head Boy and Charlie was captain of Quidditch. Now Percy's a prefect. Aston Martin glass phone concept oozes class, just like the cars Aston Martin makes some of the most drool-worthy cars on the planet, so any phone that's going to carry the Aston Martin logo had better look pretty sleek. This transparent phone concept from Mobiado should do the trick, with a wow factor that will get tongues wagging even if you aren't standing next to the car itself. Far from being just a cool phone with a fancy logo slapped onto it, the CPT002 can control many of the car's functions. Just having it in your pocket operates the keyless entry system, and once you're moving the phone can do things like automatically upload pictures from onboard cameras in the car to your social networks, so your friends can see where you're traveling, It will even use its accelerometer to measure your movement in an accident, then adjust the airbag deployment speed and seat belt tensioner to fit the situation.
Final ‘Harry Potter’ Film Premiere Event Set - Science Fiction, Sci-Fi and Fantasy Unless you’ve lived under a rock for the last 10 years or so, chances are you’ve watched at least one of the ‘Harry Potter’ movies. And if you have, you know how detailed and beautiful the sets must be to produce such vividly aesthetic films. But it doesn’t stop there. For the premiere of the final movie in the series, Warner Bros. knows how to ensure that this monumental cinematic event will get the prestige that it deserves. SpeedFan SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. SpeedFan can even access S.M.A.R.T. info and show hard disk temperatures. SpeedFan supports SCSI disks too. SpeedFan can even change the FSB on some hardware (but this should be considered a bonus feature). SpeedFan can access digital temperature sensors and can change fan speeds accordingly, thus reducing noise. SpeedFan works fine with Windows 9x, ME, NT, 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, Windows 7, 2008, Windows 8, Windows 10 and Windows Server 2012.
Top 5 ButterBeer Recipes for your Next Harry Potter Party There are a ton of Harry Potter Butterbeer copy-cat recipes online for you to enjoy when you get home from your Orlando Florida vacation or for a Harry Potter party. Only a few live up to the real thing at the Harry Potter theme park at Universal. It must be served chilled, preferably frozen (like a slush drink), it must have a frothy head, a buttery Scotch flavor, and non-alcoholic (at least to match the Harry Potter theme park version).