File this one under Things That Change Everything.
Tom Riddle. The Dark Lord. He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. He may go by a lot of names, but it turns out we're all saying the most common one wrong: Voldemort.
JK Rowling was mentioned in a tweet yesterday involving the correct pronunciation of the Dark Lord's name.
— Michael Lucero (@mhenrylucero) September 9, 2015
JK Rowling replied to the tweet, confirming its content.
... but I'm pretty sure I'm the only person who pronounces it that way. https://t.co/HxhJ5XY5HP
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) September 9, 2015
Whoa. What? All these years of reading Harry Potter books ... all those films transfixed by the sneer of Ralph Fiennes ... I just don't know what to think anymore.