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'''Flyte and Barker''' was a [[broomstick]] manufacturing company. They released the [[Twigger 90]] in [[1990]].
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'''Flyte and Barker''' was a [[broomstick]] manufacturing company. They released the [[Twigger 90]] in [[1990]].<ref>[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)]] - Chapter Nine (The Development of the Racing Broom)</ref>
   
 
==Etymology==
 
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Flight and Barker is posibly play on words on flight embarker, or someone who embarks on a flight. 
 
Flyte is obviously a play on the word "flight", while "barker" refers to the bark on a tree, which talks about the materials that a broomstick is made from. It is also possibly a play on the phrase "barking mad", since the [[Twigger 90]] was thought to be a broom for those "with more Galleons than sense." It may also be that there is some element of the carnival "barker", whose job was to talk up the attractions of a fair or circus and incite the public to pay to see them.
 
Flyte is obviously a play on the word "flight", while "barker" refers to the bark on a tree, which talks about the materials that a broomstick is made from. It is also possibly a play on the phrase "barking mad", since the [[Twigger 90]] was thought to be a broom for those "with more Galleons than sense." It may also be that there is some element of the carnival "barker", whose job was to talk up the attractions of a fair or circus and incite the public to pay to see them.
   
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*''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]''
 
*''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]''
   
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== Notes and references ==
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{{Reflist}}[[fr:Flyte et Barker]]
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[[pl:Flyte i Barker]]
 
[[Category:Broomstick manufacturers]]
 
[[Category:Broomstick manufacturers]]

Latest revision as of 02:43, April 17, 2016

Flyte and Barker was a broomstick manufacturing company. They released the Twigger 90 in 1990.[1]

EtymologyEdit

Flight and Barker is posibly play on words on flight embarker, or someone who embarks on a flight.  Flyte is obviously a play on the word "flight", while "barker" refers to the bark on a tree, which talks about the materials that a broomstick is made from. It is also possibly a play on the phrase "barking mad", since the Twigger 90 was thought to be a broom for those "with more Galleons than sense." It may also be that there is some element of the carnival "barker", whose job was to talk up the attractions of a fair or circus and incite the public to pay to see them.

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Notes and references Edit

  1. Quidditch Through the Ages (real) - Chapter Nine (The Development of the Racing Broom)

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