Mighty Red Pen

December 22, 2006

The deathly hallows

Filed under: Lit review,Mad marketing,Pop culture,Wordsworthy — mighty red pen @ 9:41 am

The title for the final Harry Potter book was finally revealed to be “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.”

MRP doesn’t exactly know that means, either, but I take solace in this revelation:

Asked what the title meant, a spokeswoman for Scholastic, which publishes the Potter books in the United States, admitted that people in her office had rushed to an unabridged dictionary. Hallows “means holy person or saint. But we really don’t know what the title means,” Kristen Moran.

1 Comment »

  1. I wonder if they know what day All Hallows Eve falls on.

    Comment by The Mole — December 22, 2006 @ 5:29 pm | Reply


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