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Thursday, February 01, 2007
Deathly Hallows will be out on July 21.

Needed: some "top ten"-style suggestions on how JKR can use Book 7 to take the mickey out of Daniel over Equus. I'm thinking maybe:

10. Ron gets Hermione, Draco gets Cho, Neville gets Ginny, Harry gets plastered.
9. Nude scene -- in the lake, in a Scottish January.
8. Taking over role of Dr. Dysart: Snape!