On Tuesday, President Donald Trump nominated judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court. Gorsuch is an originalist judge in the mold of Antonin Scalia, the justice he would be replacing. But if you type his name, autocorrect might change it to “Grouch.”
This “Grouch” spelling is the gift that keeps on giving, and here are examples from across Twitter of people spelling the name wrong, without realizing it!
First, here’s New York Times Washington Bureau reporter Michael Tackett.
And Media Matters’ Alex Morash couldn’t keep him straight.
KING-5 Morning News anchor Joyce Taylor fell into the trap.
So did NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg.
Here’s Catholic News Live, reporting about Judge “Grouch, 49.”
Peter Wehner, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and contributor to the New York Times, gets it right the first time, but then Gorsuch becomes “Grouch.”
But misspellings come on both sides of the aisle.
This poor AOL headline writer.
Here’s a “Grouch” typo in a New York Magazine/Daily Intelligencer article.
Here’s that article’s headline.
A self-described “social justice warrior” and “feminist” at Rewire News credits Judge “Grouch” with the Hobby Lobby decision.
And of course, if Neil Grouch had a spine, he’d step aside for Merrick Garland.
I do love it when people joke about autocorrect changing “Gorsuch” to “Grouch.”
— Ramesh Ponnuru (@RameshPonnuru) February 1, 2017
Here’s another one.
— Kelly Phillips Erb (@taxgirl) February 1, 2017
And THE perfect response to all of this.
Justice Grouch pic.twitter.com/K25HOixsvb
— William Kovatch, Esq (@WilliamJKovatch) February 2, 2017
Thank you, William Kovatch, Esq. You have provided the perfect photo.