Merriam-Webster mocks Trump over misspelled tweet

Merriam-Webster Dictionary’s official Twitter account on Tuesday mocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate GOP budget ignores Trump, cuts defense Trump says he'll nominate Stephen Moore to Fed White House: ISIS territory in Syria has been 100 percent eliminated MORE after he used the wrong word in a tweet bragging about his “ability to write.”

Trump defended the way he writes on Twitter, saying the “Fake News” likes to “pour over" his tweets for grammatical mistakes.

"After having written many best selling books, and somewhat priding myself on my ability to write, it should be noted that the Fake News constantly likes to pour over my tweets looking for a mistake," he wrote. "I capitalize certain words only for emphasis, not b/c they should be capitalized!"

The dictionary fired back within an hour, tweeting definitions of “pore over” — “to read or study very carefully" — and “pour over” — “to make expensive coffee.”

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The tweet also took a jab at Trump’s hairstyle, including the definition of “comb over”: “to comb hair from the side of the head to cover the bald spot.”

Merriam-Webster has repeatedly mocked Trump over misspellings and grammatical errors in tweets.