Speed Reads

sean but not forgotten

A look back at all of the words Sean Spicer accidentally invented

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer will be remembered for many things: the Melissa McCarthy performances he inspired on Saturday Night Live; that time he hid among the bushes; and the press briefing in which he brought up Adolf Hitler. However, he likely won't be remembered for his mastery of the English language.

When he wasn't advising the press that President Trump's indiscernible tweets "speak for themselves," Spicer spent a lot of time tripping over words. So much time, in fact, that GQ was able to compile a minute-long alphabetical list of all the words Spicer invented, from "althewise" and "fress office" to "lasterday" and "vroter fraud."

Catch the complete compilation below. Becca Stanek