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Interesting thought: where do spectacles/glasses fit into the wizarding world/muggle world. Are they a muggle creation or a wizard creation? Which bears to mind, if the wizarding world has shut themselves away from the muggle world and many act as if they know nothing of the muggle world. --BachLynn23 19:05, July 28, 2010 (UTC)

J.K. Rowling has stated that wizards have appropriated/perfected some Muggle ideas (such as radios and cameras) to their own use. I would think glasses are yet another Muggle invention that wizards have liked enough to use. --  Seth Cooper  owl post! 19:14, July 28, 2010 (UTC)

Real world

I know some of the sites here have added sections with trivia regarding real world information about certain objects, names or words. I wasn't sure what kind of heading to put this under, or even if I should but I was thinking of adding:

Salvino D'Armate is credited with inventing the first wearable eye glasses sometime around 1284 in Italy.

And/or reference the wikipedia article on glasses/spectacles. What does anyone else think? --BachLynn23 21:08, July 30, 2010 (UTC)

Harry Potter's Glasses

This discussion was moved from Talk:Harry Potter's Glasses.

Is this page entirely neccessary? Many characters in the series wore glasses, so unless we make pages for every pair of glasses worn in the series, this page should be deleted.Icecreamdif 21:24, July 21, 2011 (UTC)

I agree.'Ogwarts 06:42, August 1, 2011 (UTC)


Is "spectacles" really the term used in the British editions of the books, and if not, why are we using it? ProfessorTofty (talk) 17:43, January 25, 2013 (UTC)

No, it isn't. The Canadian ones are supposedly the same as the UK ones, and the Canadian ones say "glasses". Should I therefore move the article accordingly? --Hunnie Bunn (Owl me!) 19:58, January 27, 2013 (UTC)
I'll move it now. ProfessorTofty (talk) 01:24, January 31, 2013 (UTC)

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