You might belong in Hufflepuff,
Where they are just and loyal,
Those patient Hufflepuffs are true
And unafraid of toil
Hufflepuffs are, how do you say….the butt of many jokes. We poke fun at those who are easy to harass, and then we slouch back to our corners and dwell on life and what we’re doing with it. Whereas, Hufflepuffs shuffle off and help a person in need and do 100 sit ups and eat a vegan dinner. Yes, in many ways, the Hufflepuffs are the best people among us. As in, they are truly good. Goodness lives within. They real good. Also, surprisingly, I just read that most of the HP fans in Great Britain identify with Hufflepuffs. The Huffington Post reported that 54% of the population there identifies with the Hufflepuff traits of hard work, patience, justice, and loyalty.
Now: Will that stop me from poking fun at them? Will I quit calling them Hufflefucks? Will I ever get over how sexy Cedric Diggory is? We may never know the answers to these questions. Alas, I digress.
We are here to discuss required reading for Hufflepuffs. This was a truly difficult task as a Gryffindor; what should our HP brethern make sure to read? WWJKRD (What Would JK Rowling Do)? Jo herself said that Hufflepuff (in some ways) is her favorite house, so we must take this choice in stride! Without further ado, I present to you my “Top 5 Required Readings for Hufflepuffs.” Continue reading