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The Hogwarts Houses Are Misinterpreted, It's Time To Set The Record Straight

I'm tired of bad generalizations!

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The Hogwarts Houses Are Misinterpreted, It's Time To Set The Record Straight
Taylor Newswander

Being a nerd in today's world is not the horrific insult it once seemed to be. Comic movies are at the top of the box offices each year, after all. But in a world where the majority knows their Hogwarts house, it's time to set the record straight!

Gryffindor

Gryffindors are usually portrayed as rude and rule-breaking, yet chivalry is one of their big traits? Why do we confuse this?

Slytherin

Slytherins are seen as the bad boys/girls, yet this house is the one that values traditionalism? They like that there has been an order to things for longer than they've been around - why would they be the punks?

Ravenclaw

Ravenclaws are boring and bookish, right? Wrong! They are the creative, intelligent individualists! Look at Luna Lovegood, for Pete's sakes.

Hufflepuff

We tend to associate them with relaxing and eating cookies all day, but this is the house that most values hard work? Where did the lazy connotation come from?

Shout out to the Tumblr post I read forever ago that inspired this rant, it has been bugging me for a really long time. Now we can all move forward with our lives, knowing the truth about our friends (and even those who are not our friends) in other houses.

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