Stop if you’ve heard this one before: President Donald Trump sent the internet into a never-ending spiral by publishing one tweet late in the evening.
Trump sent out a tweet at 12:06 a.m. EDT on May 31 that had some questioning exactly what it is that he meant.
“Despite the constant negative press covfefe,” Trump’s tweet said.
If you haven’t figured it out yet, the “covfefe” word that Trump used in the tweet isn’t actually a word. Some thought that Trump meant to say “Despite the constant negative press coverage” but accidentally hit publish without completing his sentence and correcting the misspelling.
What’s even more astonishing to some is that the tweet hadn’t been taken down from Twitter for hours.
Within two hours, the tweet had over 60,000 re-tweets and 75,000 likes on Twitter, and counting.
The incident has led to much reaction on Twitter with memes and hilarious tweets.
But the use of “covfefe” isn’t the first instance where the president has issued an official tweet with a misspelling in it.
Here are a few of the worst misspellings Trump has issued from his RealDonaldTrump Twitter account:
One of Trump’s most controversial tweets as president was when he accused former President Barack Obama of tapping the wires on his phones at Trump Tower. Except Trump used “tapp” instead of “tap.”
Interestingly enough, though, the president never corrected the spelling in the tweet like he has to many others..
It was one of Trump’s first tweets as president of the United States on the official account of the president. And he misspelled a common word, using the word “honered” instead of the correct “honored” when saying that he’s “honored to serve you, the American People, as your 45th President of the United States!”
He later issued a new tweet with the correct spelling.
Trump sent out a tweet in December 2016 using the word “unpresidented’ when trying to bash China for commandeering a United States research drone.
In this instance, Trump seemed to have used the word “unprecedented” instead of “unpresidented.” He deleted the original tweet and re-issued a new one with the correct word.
‘Thr’ & ‘Gas’
This one isn’t so much a misspelling as it is a misuse. Just over one week into his presidency, Trump used Twitter to criticize the media for their alleged attacks on his administration. He wrote in the tweet: “Thr coverage about me in the @nytimes and the @washingtonpost gasbeen so false and angry that the times actually apologized to its…
Trump left the tweet up and opted not to correct it.
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