Today, February 4, 2016, marks the 2nd annual Harry Potter Book Night, sponsored by Bloomsbury Publishing. The night is dedicated to celebrating J.K. Rowling and the lasting impact the Harry Potter series has had on children and adults around the world. Bloomsbury polled readers and enthusiasts to determine the world's favorite Harry Potter spell from the series and the winner was: Expecto Partonum!
The full list is below:
1. Expecto patronum – to summon a Patronus
2. Accio – to call an object to you
3. Wingardium Leviosa – to levitate objects
4. Expelliarmus – to disarm your opponent
5. Lumos – to ignite one’s wand-tip to provide light
6. Alohomora – to open locked windows and doors
7. Avada Kedavra – to bring about instant death
8. Sectumsempra – the incantation for one of the Half-Blood Prince’s spells
9. Obliviate – to make the subject forget
10. Riddikulus – to make a Boggart take on a comical appearance and eventually explode
Happy Harry Potter Book Night!
Source: The Guardian
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