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Social media rushes to define Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

Imagine storyboarding dozens of "covfefe" tweets for 10 hours only to find that none of them are more interesting than the typo that Trump farted out in the first place.

Merriam Webster, whose Twitter account has taken shots at Trump in the past, seemed overwhelmed, posting late last night, "Regrets checking Twitter".

He lashed out at the government's Russian Federation investigation as a "Witch Hunt!"

What do you do about a problem like covfefe?

Sticking to a long-held strategy, both Trump and top spokesman Sean Spicer have ripped into the media since this weekend, when the president returned from a weeklong trip overseas. Did the tweeter-in-chief fall asleep at the keyboard?

Initially, Josh Dawsey, a Politico White House reporter, noted on Twitter an instance whereby President Trump decided not to take to Twitter to express his anger regarding John Boehner. But none of those sound right ("Despite the constant negative press, Coven is the best season of American Horror Story"?).

More news: North Korea threatens South after firing missile

At 6:09 a.m., Trump tweeted again: "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? Enjoy!" he tweeted, in an unusual display of self-depreciating humor.

For those of you who were asleep during this six-hour window, the meaning and import of the tweet is not clear.

Others created new Twitter profiles with the word "covfefe", including those of a fictional wizard and warrior.

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel tweeted, "what makes me saddest is that I know I'll never write anything funnier than #covfefe".

Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham had a pointed political theory: "It's so bad-the collusion b/t the Dems & the press, the establ vs the ppl, that we needed a new word to describe it all".

Someone bought a "covfefe" license plate in California, and there are already "covfefe" shirts and hats available for sale. But it also happens to Donald Trump to tweet to say ... anything!

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