(updated 24 Jun 03)  

Top Ten Things Overheard Waiting In The Harry Potter Book Line

10. I heard somebody stole over $200,000 of copies of this book on Wednesday. Why only steal one box? (ldolphin34@hotmail.com)

9. I wonder if he'll learn a spell to charm a training bra clasp? (chharget@aol.com)

8. I don't know what all this fuss is about...I watched "Welcome Back, Potter" in the 70's, and those Sweathogwarts weren't THAT entertaining. (MedCheryl@aol.com)

7. If you're going to put your wand there, the least you could do is buy me dinner. (edberger@aol.com)

6. You're a dork? What a coincidence. I'm a dork too. (lexkase@san.rr.com)

5. You know Gladys, I think that Harry Potter is brainwashing the youth of our society, I mean, what kind of normal child would WANT to read a book?! (opalwitch7@aol.com)

4. I heard J. K. Rowling was on welfare before she got famous, so there is hope for me too. (SSCompose@aol.com)

3. Order of the Phoenix? Man, I thought this was the line to order some Cheese Stix. (ShaunaMV@aol.com)

2. Anyone who has lost a toad, please come to the information counter. . . (I swear I actually heard that when I was @ Barnes and Nobles the other night!) (mrxsandmanx@yahoo.com)

So, this is how he dies, huh? Oooops!...

1. I'll bet Harry gets Monkeypox in this one! (IvaSorwinki@aol.com)

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