Rowling and religion

minnow at minnow at
Sat Feb 21 18:43:33 EST 2004

Gili wrote:

>I had a problem translating "God rest ye merry Hippogriffs" in HP, because
>Israeli kids can't be expected to know the words to Christmas carols. I
>ended up substituting a play on a Hannukah song.

I hope most sincerely that this is the children singing the wrong words
(like "while shepherds washed their socks by night") rather than official
words from the hymn-book, as it were, because if it's the latter it's
seriously grotty.


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