74,676 notes June 27, 2012 A moment for Minerva's sarcasm: Minerva McGonagall:Well, usually when a person shakes their head, they mean 'no.' So unless Miss Edgecombe is using a form of sign language as yet unknown to humans Minerva McGonagall:I wonder, how you can expect to gain an idea of my usual teaching methods if you continue to interrupt me? You see, I do not generally permit people to talk when I am talking. Minerva McGonagall:I should have made my meaning plainer. He has achieved high marks in all Defense Against the Dark Arts tests set by a competent teacher. Minerva McGonagall:Are you quite sure you wouldn't like a cough drop, Dolores?