There are a lot of Takes about miss JKR today & I guess as a black person I should be most offended by the house elf situation. But somehow the thing that makes me the angriest is thinking abt Seamus. It just... if I think about it too hard I might black out & just start swinging
Thinking about her giggling like “this will be such a fun Easter egg of a joke. Seamus blows things up! Because... well ....because😂 know 😉”

I just!!!! I’m not Irish, but my Scottish ancestry will make my swings extra powerful on their behalf.
I think the reason it makes me so angry is bc its supposed to be a joke. All of the rest of her shit was earnestly hidden in subtext. But with Seamus, she beckons you to join her. Haha @ the concept of Seamus. American children laughing with no context, English children laughing.
Anyway, you might not know this but the first Harry Potter book came out the same year the IRA disbanded😌 just in case you think I’m over reacting 😌 she thot this was a good idea to write this to UK children in exactly that year 😌 for some reason😌

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This has the same energy as when I was 14 and getting followed in a store for no reason and a random 40 year old white woman loudly inserted herself into the situation and said “EXCUSE ME, BUT WHY ARE YOU STALKING MY DAUGHTER😡😡😡” to embarrass the staff into stopping.
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