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Friends in Grindylow Places

You might remember the Grindylows from their appearance in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, in which they lived in the lake at Hogwarts. They are an actual sort of creature from English folklore, being particularly associated with Yorkshire … Continue reading

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How Green Were My Teeth

Picture by Lisa Hunt The topic of today’s mythology post is Jenny Greenteeth, a malicious water dweller from British folklore. She is a willowy, witchy lady who inhabits rivers and takes delight in drowning anyone who comes too close, particularly … Continue reading

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