Probably the butt of most jokes and memes in 2017 has been the POTUS, Donald Trump. Netizens do not let a single chance go by without scrutinising every word that he says, tweets or writes.
Remember the time he tweeted the illegible gibberish about COVFEFE? Netizens were quick to respond to that.
Well, here’s another wave of reactions to COVFEFE by the Twitterati when someone posted a picture of the exam question paper by Indian Statistical Institute.
While some Twitter users trolled question,
1. Gibberish, it seems
Expected length of gibberish ending with COVFEFE
— #DestroyTheAadhaar #BanEvms (@abdullahanam) December 2, 2017
2. Questioning “monkeys” abilities
And that is the world where monkeys have the ability to reproduce Shakespeare https://t.co/yutcOwPWum
— Rüdiger Göbl (@RGobl) December 2, 2017
3. Genius knows the answer as well as the joke
At a glance, I think the answer is 26^7, which, incidentally, is about how many screwups Trump has committed since Jan 20.
— Ahmed Ghannam (@FieryPhoenix7) December 2, 2017
4. I guess he’s still angry about the tweet
but it wasn't random, it was a fat fingered attempt at "cover[age]" as the appropriate keys are within one position on a standard qwerty from the actual ones.
— Paul D (@Paulmd199) December 3, 2017
5. Absolutely right!
Flawed. Alcohol should have been a factor too.
— Nirmalya (@nirmalyabanrjee) December 2, 2017
Some others tried to solve the equation,
1. Too much information?
The mathematical expectation is 26^7 draws. If you draw 7 letters you have (1/26)^7 probability to write Covfefe so you can consider you redo the experience as a geometric law.
— Brice Taton – 唐博 (@BriceTaton) December 3, 2017
2. Real genuine curiosity – so sweet!
Is the answer 4/26^7 ?
— Janeu Dhari Hindu! (@themarksman127) December 2, 2017
3. Seriously, you want more of this?
The question is incomplete..Or the next page has details?
— AnalyseAbhishek (@abhishekthakur) December 2, 2017
Some even had suggestions for the US,
Maybe the US should invest more on education………
— Mark Imus (@m__imus) December 2, 2017
I am no math or stats expert to say whether their answer is right or wrong, but it surely invokes a little bit of muffled laughter at the attempt. Hopefully, the test-takers completed the test instead of covfefe-ing with laughter.