Harnessing the glee of ‘covfefe’.
- Created: Wednesday, 14 June 2017 10:07
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Humans love to take glee in language – its sounds, curious spellings and quirks. And from this seemingly inborn playfulness, we have created everything from silly puns in Christmas cracker jokes to the most highbrow poetry.
The universality of this was illustrated recently when the Twitter social media site melted into amusement when Donald Trump used the curious word ‘covfefe’ in a tweet.
Did it have a secret meaning or was it just one glorious typo? (We think he meant to write the word ‘coverage’.)