Cars Aren't the Most Important Thing in the World, Apparently

Robert Farago
by Robert Farago

The Shrevesport Times reports that Martha Ritter's hapless husband tried to take his wife shopping for a new Ford, only to discover that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows (not a singing group) had captured all her attention. "My husband had the nerve to try to take me out to buy me a new car," Ritter said. "I said I can't look at new cars, I have to read the book." According to people who've read the latest novel in the Potter opus (not a type of sea-going mammal), Mr. Weasley's flying 1962 Ford Anglia does not make an appearance in the final installment of the interminable internationally successful saga. Our sources insist that this lack of automobile-related chicanery has nothing to do with the fact that the car used in the movie was stolen from Cornwall on 26 October 2005, as the Harry Potter series is a work of fiction.

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