Posted by R. Berg on December 29, 2002
In Reply to: Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus posted by Hali Bote on December 29, 2002
: I really need help 'cause I cant find the answer nowhere in the internet.
: I wanna know WHY did JKR use this phrase for Hogwart? What's the meaning of that.
: Would be better if you send an email.
: Sorry, because of my awful English ...Im German
It means "Never tickle a sleeping dragon." I don't know why she chose that phrase. As the author, she would have to reveal her reasons.