Christ church giftshop criticised 4 selling Harry Potter magic wands; inquiry decided it was OK cos they didn't workI will set aside the triviality and absurdity of the complaint, and the pusillanimity of the shop for not just telling the complainant exactly where they might go for a more magical life.
|Remember - you don't choose the wand, |
the wand chooses you.
Perhaps that's why it didn't work.
- just how rigorously were the wands tested?
- Where the proper incantations used with the proper intonation?
- Was the correct wrist movement used?
It is clear from a documentary I saw that learning to use the wand was no simple matter and required considerable practice.
There are significant organizational questions too:
- Just how much time and money was expended on the inquiry?
- How many committee meetings considered it?
- Was the inquiry of a sufficiently high standard?
- Did they consult the Ministry of Magic?
Clearly muggles could not be expected to enquire into the efficacy of wands so I assume it was a wizard who undertook this task.
And, finally, has Christ Church gift shop managed to source effective wands? The website's Harry Potter page doesn't say.