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The public square, also known as Twitter, could not quite contain its surprise over Sunday's revelation that "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling had penned a novel called "The Cuckoo's Calling" under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. However, after the initial shock, the twitterverse quickly recovered its sardonic cool sufficiently enough to weigh in on the revelation. Below, our favorite Twitter reactions to the announcement:

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