Published: Thu, July 05, 2018
Global News | By Blake Casey

J K Rowling trolls Trump after boast about expert writing skills

J K Rowling trolls Trump after boast about expert writing skills

He later deleted that tweet to correct the error, prompting Rowling to write 'someone taught him how to spell "pore"'.

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

"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", tweeted the President of the United States today. "I capitalize certain words only for emphasis, not b/c they should be capitalized!".

In March 2017, those running the online dictionary made fun of his misspelling of the word "hereby" by posting the definition of hereby to Twitter.

The US president shared the tweet attacking the media over "Fake News", while also boasting about his "many best selling books" and his 'ability to write'.

JK Rowling has made it no secret that she is not a fan of U.S. President Donald Trump.

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The tweet mysteriously disappeared shortly after it was posted, and was replaced with a almost identical message - with one glaring change.

She also offered some writing advice.

Merriam-Webster got involved as well when they pointed out that it was the improper spelling of the word "pore", as Trump wrote "pour", instead.

Rowling replied to one Twitter user who threatened burning or discarding the person's "Harry Potter" books, saying that reading the books should make her political leanings obvious.

Folks on Twitter, including the official account for Merriam-Webster dictionary, lampooned Trump for writing a message celebrating his writing skills that included a mistake.

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