Open Sesame OH-pen SEH-sah-me
Tears doors from their hinges and into firewood
Even this was a substantial improvement over ‘Open Sesame!’, the previous most-popular spell which saw doors torn from their hinges and torn into firewood." —The advantage of over this
was the Open Sesame incantation to a spell used to rip doors from their hinges and tear them to firewood. Before and Portaberto , this was the most popular unlocking spell. Alohomora
In popular culture, "Open Sesame" is a well-known nonsense incantation that allegedly can be used to open doors or passages. The phrase originates from the story "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves."
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Coincidentally, one of the incorrect answers for the question "How does Harry get the locket open?" on the Wizard's Challenge at harrypotter.scholastic.com is the non-existent incantation Abrete Sesamo, which is a Spanish translation of Open Sesame.
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