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But I was a very pedantic child.
And the telekinetic stuff should really have probably nailed home the suspension of disbelief thing.
She was more like Miss Trunchbull though!!!
but is there a bit where Matilda goes to Miss Honey's house and has a go at her for having marge instead of butter? Bit off, that.
"Miss Honey came back from the kitchen with two mugs of tea and a plate with two slices of bread. She set them down on the box and sat down next to the the precocious girl.
Matilda took a bite of the bread. 'This butter tastes funny,' she said, putting it back down on the plate.
'That's because it's not butter, it's margarine,' Miss Honey replied.
'Marge?' Matilda said, her eyes widening. 'I knew you were poor because this place is a shithole in the woods, but I didn't think you were this fucking classless.'"