While the mainline Harry Potter books are over and executed with, extra particulars in regards to the wider magical universe proceed to return to gentle. The newest reveal got here from the Pottermore Twitter account, and it has to do with the way in which that witches and wizards peed and pooped. At one level in historical past, the magical faculty Hogwarts did not have bogs. So what did witches and wizards do once they wanted to alleviate themselves?
Unsettlingly, they simply peed and pooped themselves wherever they had been standing, after which used magic to “vanish” the proof. Hogwarts ultimately, and doubtless for the very best, determined to undertake the Muggle manner of plumbing to permit for a extra conventional rest room expertise. Hopefully “vanishing” the proof additionally included wiping, however we do not know for certain. It’s additionally unclear if this methodology of pooping and peeing was contained to Hogwarts, or if your entire magical world did their enterprise on this method.
Hogwarts did not at all times have bogs. Before adopting Muggle plumbing strategies within the eighteenth century, witches and wizards merely relieved themselves wherever they stood, and vanished the proof. #NationalTriviaDay
— Pottermore (@pottermore) January 4, 2019
This is definitely not the primary reveal of the magically bizarre manner witches and wizards peeped and pooped. A 2015 Pottermore essay in regards to the Chamber of Secrets first confirmed it.
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