Merriam-Webster mocks Trump over misspelled tweet

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

The highly successful author and creator of the "Harry Potter" franchise took to Twitter on Tuesday to laugh out loud at Trump's latest tweet.

Instead of "pore over", which means to study carefully, Trump wrote "pour over".

But amidst blasting the people of "Fake News" for finding faults in his tweets, Trump made another spelling error - to a point it captured the attention of one of the world's global best-selling author.

The mistake was seized upon by the "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling and others on Twitter, including the account of the dictionary Merriam-Webster.

Her hilarity was prompted by a tweet the USA president posted attacking "Fake News" and explaining his idiosyncratic use of capital letters.

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Trump biographer Tim O'Brien, who wrote "Trump Nation", also weighed in on Trump's tweet, refuting Trump's claim that he had "written many best selling books". Trump's mistake was in the difference between the word "pore" and "pour".

This isn't the first time that Rowling has made fun of Trump on social media.

Shortly after, Mr Trump's original tweet was deleted, and replaced with a corrected version which used the correct spelling of "pore".

Donald Trump's tweet boasts about his "best selling books" and his ability to write - and it includes a typo.

She even commented that Trump didn't write his books, as a ghostwriter came forward - suggesting that he's taking credit where credit is not due. Rowling also pointed out that Trump is not really a best-selling writer, seeing that all of his books are ghost-written. The president pushed back against that claim, saying Schwartz was only a co-author.

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