It’s not just about the covfefe.
This week, we are buried under an avalanche of words, and we’re trying to dig ourselves out. Yes, covfefe happened, but Wonder Woman has also given rise to an ascendant gynocracy. And what about that spelling bee?
Daniel, Kylie, and Ben are looking at all the words on this episode of Talk the Talk.
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Cutting Room Floor 291: Covfefe coming soon
Research shows prejudice, not principle, often underpins ‘free-speech defense’ of racist language
Gretchen McColloch: Herefefe is why it’s toughfefe to say ‘covfefe’
How the hell do you pronounce ‘Covfefe’? Our nation is divided.
How Do You Correctly Pronounce “Covfefe”?
It’s pronounced “jif” #Covfefe
— Lesley Nneka Arimah (@larimah) 31 May 2017
How to make covfefe
Spicer on ‘covfefe’ tweet: “The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant.” https://t.co/URM4mW8pmO
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) 31 May 2017
Sean Spicer just had the worst possible answer to the “covfefe” question
Sean Spicer says ‘covfefe’ wasn’t a typo: Trump knew ‘exactly what he meant’
Spicer’s Razor: How the White House press secretary turned “covfefe” into a covfspiracy
Trump fans have convinced themselves ‘covfefe’ was a secret Arabic message against terrorism
Is ‘Covfefe’ Arabic for ‘I Will Stand Up’? (No.)
📈 Lookups fo…
Regrets checking Twitter.
Goes back to bed.
— Merriam-Webster (@MerriamWebster) 31 May 2017
Alamo Drafthouse Apologizes for Starting Manpocalypse With Women-Only Screening
“Wonder Woman” Female-Only Screenings Receive Formal Civil Rights Complaint
Two Human Rights Complaints Have Been Filed Over Alamo Drafthouse’s Women-Only ‘Wonder Woman’ Screenings
National Spelling Bee champ clinches title with ‘marocain’
Guardian: Scripps National Spelling Bee 2017: championship finals – as it happened
Video: Ananya Vinay goes NUTS when she wins the Scripps National Spelling Bee 2017
Scripps Spelling Bee: Take the Test
The 35 words you’re (probably) getting wrong
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