Debate rages about whether saying you’re a ‘proud Slytherin’ really makes you a Hufflepuff


Time to get to the bottom of this once and for all.

A tweet about people claiming fealty to Hogwarts houses went up on Tuesday, and has caused some conversation among Potterheads.

Every single person who calls themself a “Proud Slytherin” is a fucking Hufflepuff.

— kate bond (@LadyKateBond) May 14, 2018

Okay, let’s unpick this.

The sorting hat explains in its various songs that each of the four Hogwarts founders had a quality they prized in their students. Here’s a recap of what the sorting hat said about Hufflepuff and Slytherin in Harry’s first sorting. Read more…

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