Merriam-Webster mocks Trump over misspelled tweet

Trump Mocked For Typo-Riddled Tweetstorm Defending His Grammar: ‘He’s a Child’

Donald Trump is the author of many "bestselling" books and prides himself on his "ability to write", but it seems like he makes mistakes when he tweets. He says in his tweet: "I capitalize certain words only for emphasis, not b/c they should be capitalized!".

Trump should have written that the media "pore" over his tweets, which means 'to read or study attentively - usually used with over'.

And J.K. Rowling has responded with a great putdown - by literally laughing off his silly claim in a series of "hahahahaha" tweets.

Such an opportunity to mock trump was too ripe for just Rowling to chime in. The writer also gave the president correct spelling of the word.

He later deleted that tweet to correct the error, prompting Rowling to write 'someone taught him how to spell "pore"'.

Folks on Twitter, including the official account for Merriam-Webster dictionary, lampooned Trump for writing a message celebrating his writing skills that included a mistake.

The tweet mysteriously disappeared shortly after it was posted, and was replaced with a almost identical message - with one glaring change.

Rowling also denied allegations from another fan on Twitter that she was blind to the parallels between the Ministry of Magic and the so-called "deep state" Trump and his supporters frequently indict as acting against the best interests of Americans with a dismissive, "Yeah, no". The president pushed back against that claim, saying Schwartz was only a co-author.

In a tweet, they corrected the president's mistake, and even took a shot at his hair.

The original tweet was edited and the "pour over" spelling changed after around 2 hours but not before everyone had a good laugh at the President's narcissism.

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