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I caught J.K.Rowling on TV talking about her seventh Harry Potter book and she was saying that two important characters are going to die. I do hope it's Harry... maybe she will kill him by making him accidently trip over his wand or by falling off his chair. That's how she killed all the other important characters anyway... Sirius Black, falls through some freaking curtains, and that's it, he's dead. That is how she killed him and I liked Sirius!!! And Dumbledore, she makes him gobble up some poison to remove the 'locket' at the end of the bowl. The locket wasn't even a horcrux!!! It was some fake dumb ornament!!! Dumbledore dies for nothing!!! She kills off all these great people, like how you would swat a fly. So hoping the next person to die is Harry, he is irritating. But knowing her, she just might kill off Ron and Hermione... that is gonna suck. Hope it doesn't happen, ginny can go, so can ron's father ... I really don't want it to be Fred or George either.

Read something interesting in my Linguistics book. Linguistic research has shown that, the speech of men and women differ. Women tend to use the more proper form of the language, the standard form. Women also tend to ask more questions and they find it easier to muster the ability to identify with other people's feelings which gives their speech an emphatic quality. Men, on the other hand, interrupt more, dispute what has been said, introduce new topics and make more declarations of facts or opinions. Now isn't that something...

Caught just two matches of the World Cup, what with the exams and stuff. In the semi finals between France and Portugal, Zidane and Figo exchanged their sweat soaked jerseys and Zidane even put Figo's jersey on. The gesture was beautiful in a yucky way... exchange of sweat and dirt. The finals, between France and Italy, now that was something! I was like "What did he (zidane) just do!!!" Zidane walked away, then Materrazi said something, and he snapped, turned and charged straight into Materrazi! In a sense can't blame Zidane for losing his cool, it was his family he was defending, nothing else mattered at that moment, t'was a typical guy thing to do, using physical force. Materrazi too was being a typical guy doing what all guys do best, resorting to profanity under stress. If only Zidane had kept his cool and dealt with him after the match ... It was sad to see Zidane being sent out, what was still worse is he did not even come out to receive the medals!


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