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Elon Musk Corrected An Error In Grimes' Explanation Of Baby X Æ A-12's Name—And Grimes Wasn't Having It

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Well, the saga of Elon Musk's and Grimes' baby continues.

After melting down the internet with the announcement of their baby's extremely bizarre name, now the two are basically publicly arguing on Twitter about it.


After Grimes tweeted an explanation of the name with a very simple typo in it, Musk just had to be that guy that corrected her and... well, Grimes simply wasn't having it. Strange time in the Musk household.

As you may have heard, Grimes gave birth this week to her and Musk's baby, which they named X Æ A-12 Musk. It's been four whole days and still, nobody knows how to say this name. It's likely we never will because it is not made of words.

But we do now have an explanation for what it means, and that is something.

Grimes tweeted out a sort of glossary on Tuesday and... well, here you go.


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Okay. Sure, Grimes, whatever you say.

It's all crystal clear now and this is a very normal name that means very normal, very clear things like "my elven spelling of Ai" and "metal rat" and we are all very clear on what is going on with your baby now.

Very cool.

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Anyway, unfortunately Grimes' very reasonable explanation contained a typo.

See, Grimes and Musk's "favorite aircraft" is the SR-71 reconnaissance plane, not the SR-17, which does not exist.

And, well, Musk just couldn't help himself.

And Grimes was not having it.

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So there, Elon.

Leave her alone and let her be profound. Or, you know, maybe go to the next room and talk to her in person?

Why are you guys having a Twitter argument, didn't you just have a baby? The layers of eccentricity of these two... it's really something.

Anyway, the two apparently made up when Musk called Grimes "a powerful angel" or something, and now all is well.

So that's that, it seems.

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Anyway, unsurprisingly, Musk's correction caught a lot of people's attention.











So there you have it, you're up to date on the latest details of Elon Musk and Grimes's baby, X Æ A-12 Musk. Looking forward to their next update.

Grimes album Miss Anthropocene is available here.