J.K. Rowling, Merriam-Webster mock Trump over misspelled 'pour' tweet

J.K. Rowling, Merriam-Webster mock Trump over misspelled 'pour' tweet

"I capitalize certain words only for emphasis, not b/c they should be capitalized!".

In a tweet made Tuesday evening referencing his past contributions to the literary landscape, having written bestsellers such as Art of the Deal and Crippled America, President Trump misused "pour" when "pore" was called for.

People were quick to point out that "pour over" should actually have been "pore over" and that bestselling is either one word or hyphenated - but never two.

In response, Rowling laughed some more and wrote "someone told him how to spell "pore".

And here's what JK Rowling, best known as the creator of Harry Potter, had to say. The phrase in Trump's tweet was incorrect, it has since been corrected.

Although Trump has taken so much pride of his writing abilities, his biographer Tim O'Brien tweeted that Trump did not write any of his books, The Huffington Post reported.




United States President Donald Trump suffered from another spelling gaffe on Twitter, after he took a jab at his critics for incessantly looking for faults from his end.

JK Rowling has been laughing at Donald Trump on Twitter.

And Rowling was not the only person to get in on the fun.

In a sequence of following tweets, Rowling tweeted "pour" succeeded by many more "hahaha" suggesting that Mr Trump may have used Ghostwriters (meaning: Writers who write for others ) for his books.

JK took to Twitter to laugh uncontrollably, nearly to the point of obnoxiousness, when she wrote a series of "haha's" at the politician's expense. The president pushed back against that claim, saying Schwartz was only a co-author.

Following the incident, the president deleted the tweet and wrote another one correcting the mistake.

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