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Cookie Monster Hilariously Trolls Merriam-Webster's Post About 'Pocket Dictionaries'

The 'Sesame Street' Muppet had a valid concern about his ability to fit a dictionary in his pocket.

Cookie Monster; Merriam-Webster dictionary
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Troll (verb): to antagonize (others) online by deliberately posting inflammatory, irrelevant, or offensive comments or other disruptive content.

Trolled, trolling, trolls

Example: Cookie Monster just hilariously trolled Merriam-Webster's tweet about pocket dictionaries.

America's "most trusted dictionary" recently tweeted about the accessibility and portability of word meanings and origins by informing people on social media:

"Any dictionary can be a pocket dictionary with big enough pants."

They're not lying.

But Cookie Monster, a true spokesperson for the people, raised a valid concern, replying:

"Me no wear pants."

Totally relatable.

Merriam-Webster, obviously impressed by the Muppet's tweet, responded with the definition of "icon":

And others on social media concurred.

Cookie Monster himself had a motivational response to his new status.

And Merriam-Webster defined this entire interaction as "the best reply we have ever received."

Thank you, Cookie Monster, for advocating for the pantsless among us! 👏👏👏