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The Internet roasted Donald Trump for making an 'unpresidented' spelling error on Twitter


President-elect Donald Trump came under fire for a tweet he sent out Saturday (Dec. 17) morning about China's seizure of a U.S. drone, because he described the move as an "unpresidented act," incorrectly spelling the word "unprecedented."

Trump's original tweet read: "China steals United States Navy research drone in international waters -- rips it out of water and takes it to China in unpresidented act."

Let's just say the Internet did not take the spelling error lightly.

Actor and activist George Takei tweeted a screen grab of Trump's since-deleted tweet.

Here's the corrected tweet he sent out some time after the first tweet.

The "new term" took on a whole new meaning for some people.

You know things are getting real when Merriam-Webster steps in.

Some thought the joke overshadowed the more pressing matter re: China-US relations.

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