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Donald Trump Claims He Invented Centuries-Old Phrase 'Priming The Pump' & The Internet Can't Handle It

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Donald Trump has been associated with some pretty penetrative catchphrases throughout his career: "You're fired!", "Such a nasty woman!", "Grab ‘em by the pussy!" to name a few.

Now that he's president, the former reality star is dropping even MORE catchy expressions to educate us on his tax plan. (Or, more likely, to divert our attention away from it.)

In fact, some of the phrases POTUS comes up with are so influential, they were invented centuries before he was even alive! Wait, what?

Related: White House Says Hillary Clinton 'Would Have Fired Comey Immediately'

In a recent interview with The Economist, Trump explicitly stated he invented the phrase "priming the pump" — a phrase that has been around since the early 19th century.

After being asked about how his proposed tax plan — which is aiming to treat corporations to a juicy 20% tax cut — will increase the national debt, Trump stated the need to "prime the pump," a phrase he declared he came up with just a few days ago.

Here's how the silly exchange went down:

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Merriam-Webster Schools Kellyanne Conway With The Actual Definition Of 'Feminism' After She Tried To Come Up With Her Own!

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Kellyanne Conway has a lot of critics, but her biggest nemesis will always be… the dictionary!

Earlier this week, Donald Trump's rusty mouth faucet resurfaced at CPAC where she took issue with feminism — declaring it too "anti-male" and "pro-abortion" for her taste.

The 50-year-old got a ton of backlash over her remarks, mostly because she — like many others — seems to be confused by what "feminism" actually means.

Related: Merriam-Webster Adds 1,000 New Words To The Dictionary!

And since Emma Watson is off promoting Beauty and the Beast at the moment, Merriam-Webster stepped in to give POTUS's counselor a much needed vocab lesson!

On Thursday afternoon, the dictionary tweeted from its sassy Twitter account:

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OMG! The Merriam-Webster Dictionary Just Completely Destroyed Kellyanne Conway!

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HAHAHAHA OMG Kellyanne Conway just got owned online by a dictionary!!

The Merriam-Webster dictionary's Twitter account is not putting up with any of this "alternative facts" bullshit that Conway and the Donald Trump administration has been spewing!

Thank goodness!!

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After Conway went on Meet The Press this morning with host Chuck Todd and said that her blatant lies were NOT lies, but rather "alternative facts," here is how the dictionary responded on the social network (below):

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Merriam-Webster Adds 2,000 New Words To The Dictionary — Including Cisgender, Revenge Porn, & FOMO!

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Language is an ever-evolving social construct, so with each new year, we get to welcome hundreds of new words into our collective lexicons.

But it looks like 2016 was extra generous to us because Merriam-Webster just added over 2,000 new words and phrases to their dictionary!

Related: Merriam-Webster Adds An Oprah Catchphrase To The Dictionary

Luckily for us, a bunch of the terms are pretty celebrity-specific, so without further ado, here's a look at our favorite new additions!

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