With all the long hours that the CNN news team clocked in during the 2020 election coverage, it was inevitable that someone from the cable news channel would make a mistake or two while appearing on television. Well, it happened on Wednesday when Anderson Cooper apparently renamed the social media giant Twitter.
The Anderson Cooper 360 host spoke about President Donald Trump’s ongoing tweets about the election when Cooper made the mistake of referring to Twitter as “clitter. Though he caught himself in the middle of the sentence and corrected himself, the slight confusion was enough to upset Twitter users – excuse me, clitter users – and the moderator said that he was not aware of the fact that he was using Twitter.
“Lol, Anderson Cooper just accidentally called Twitter “Clitter,”” one person twittered.
Lol, Anderson Cooper just accidentally called Twitter âClitterâ pic.twitter.com/rGN8SVVDwI
– Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) November 4, 2020
“I love the way Anderson Cooper simply said clitter instead of twitter,” wrote another.
I love how Anderson Cooper just said Clitter instead of Twitter ð¤£ð¤£
– Jillian (@Pheramuse) November 4, 2020
“Anderson Cooper just called Twitter “clitter” and I can’t do it,” one tweet said.
Anderson Cooper just called Twitter âclitterâ and I can’t do it,” read a tweet.
– Hannah Al-Othman (@HannahAl-Othman) November 4, 2020
For some people, catching Cooper in a slip was enough to get them out of the stress of the election. Officials are still counting the ballots, Trump’s campaign is announcing plans to call for a recount in Wisconsin, and former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead the polls – every aspect of the election has only caused stress and exhaustion for many Americans, but with Cooper’s “clitter” came a moment of levity for some people.
“Anderson Cooper just called Twitter “clitter. Even in the dark, there are little moments of joy,” wrote one Twitter user.
Anderson Cooper referred to Twitter simply as “clitter.
Even in the darkness, little moments of joy.
– Barry Malone (@malonebarry) November 4, 2020
Another tweeted: “Anderson Cooper, who accidentally calls Twitter “Clitter”, is my favorite part of this whole election. #Election2020.”
Anderson Cooper, who mistakenly calls Twitter “Clitter” is my favorite part of this whole election. #? Selection2020… ?
– Nathan Brimmer November 4, 2020
“Anderson Cooper just called Twitter ‘clitter’ haha it’s the little things,” tweeted one CNN viewer, while another person called Cooper’s “clitter” the laugh of the day that was needed.
“OMG.” Another person just heard Anderson refer to Cooper’s Twitter as “Clitter”. It was a slip of the tongue. And it was all [he]could do to keep from going crazy. He needed that laugh,” was the tweet.
OMG. Anyone else listening to Anderson Cooper right now refers to Twitter as “clitter. It was a slip of the tongue. And it was all you could do to keep from going crazy.
I needed that laugh. ð
– ðBlue in Delawareðºð¸ (@kfrancks) November 4, 2020
There were also people who thought that “Clitter” would be a great name for another kind of app.
“Anderson Cooper just called ‘Twitter’ “Clitter” and I immediately thought of a new app,” one person wrote.
Anderson Cooper just called ‘Twitter’ just ‘Clitter’ and I immediately thought of a new app ððð
– Pioneer (@Preconceiver) November 4, 2020
“Anderson Cooper just invented clitter,” said another.
Anderson Cooper has just invented clitter pic.twitter.com/dHW8CHD3vA
– Justin Randall (@imjustinrandall) November 4, 2020
While the votes continue to be counted, the jokes about Anderson’s slip continue to roll in.
“Huge election history here. Anderson Cooper just said ‘clitter’ instead of ‘Twitter’, I’m pretty sure,” teased one person and added: “The election is over for everyone, Cooper said clitter.
The election is bad for everyone, Cooper said, “clitter”.
– Carl Kinsella (@TVsCarlKinsella) November 4, 2020.