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Voldemort mix-up! J.K. Rowling reveals we're saying 'Harry Potter' name wrong

The ultimate villain of the "Harry Potter" stories goes by many names, but chances are, you're saying one of them wrong.
/ Source: TODAY

The ultimate villain of the "Harry Potter" stories goes by many names — You-Know-Who, Tom Riddle, The Dark Lord, He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named and, of course, Voldemort.

But chances are, no matter how big of a fan you are, you're saying one of those names wrong.

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There may be a "T" in Voldemort, but it's a silent one.

OK, sure, you've probably heard a not-so-silent "T" uttered again and again in the "Harry Potter" films — even by the almost-always-right Dumbledore. But this information comes from a higher authority on the Wizarding World.

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Author J.K. Rowling herself confirmed the "T" trivia in a response to a fan on Twitter.

So that's settled! Right?

While reaction to the news has been divided, French fans and Francophiles, who understand the root words behind the villainous name, are firmly #TeamSilentT.

As for Voldemort, he's been trying to get the word out about his name game for years!

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