If you haven’t already noticed, Trump’s twitter rants usually come in threes. Because, saying it once isn’t bigly enough. After Monday’s two tweets bashing his unflattering coverage by the so-called fake news, he must have felt the inescapable pull to tap out number three. Except, he hit send too early, and didn’t notice for at least five hours, giving the world his newest word: covfefe.
“Despite the constant negative press covfefe”
At 12:06 AM Eastern, @realDonaldTrump tweeted out:
What is covfefe?
Overnight, the Urban Dictionary tried its hand (pun intended) at figuring this out:
(n.) When you want to say “coverage” but your hands are too small to hit all the letters on your keyboard.
Meanwhile, Covfefe the Strong reared its ugly head on twitter:
I HAVE BEEN SUMMONED.
— Covfefe the Strong (@CovfefeS) May 31, 2017
He’s up to 4,940 followers in just 8 hours, by the way.
According to Minnesota Senator (and comedian) Al Franken, it means “I gotta go to bed now.”
Whatever it means, the nation united behind it. To laugh at Trump.
The New York Times asked if “the president’s lawyers, so eager to curb his stream-of-consciousness missives, tackled the commander in chief under the cover of night?”
📈 Lookups fo…
Regrets checking Twitter.
Goes back to bed.
— Merriam-Webster (@MerriamWebster) May 31, 2017
— Madithen (@Madithen) May 31, 2017
It’s been translated by google:
— Kristina Wong ❄️ (@mskristinawong) May 31, 2017
Heck, one dad even got himself a vanity plate.
— Talya Cooper (@talicoop) May 31, 2017
Trump did always say all press is good press. Here’s hoping he can, because he sure covfefe’d it up today.
Featured image from Twitter.