Hex vs. Curse

How do we know that this was a hex and not a curse...? Was the name stated somewhere, or is it conjectural? --Emmy () 16:01, October 30, 2010 (UTC)

I checked the book, all it says about it is this: "The man in rags was now advancing on Ogden, knife in one hand, wand in the other. "Now, look —" Ogden began, but too late: There was a bang, and Ogden was on the ground, clutching his nose, while a nasty yellowish goo squirted from between his fingers." --BachLynnGryffindorcrest(Accio!) 16:17, October 30, 2010 (UTC)