Merriam-Webster Dictionary Tells Trump “Prime the Pump” Has Been Around Since 1933

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Donald Trump Claims He Invented Centuries-Old “Prime the Pump” Phrase

Merriam-Webster dictionary politely tells Donald Trump that “prime the pump” has been around since 1933. Trump The Economist magazine that he invented the centuries-old phrase, which he claimed “I came up with it a couple of days ago.”

Um, this is what happens when you don’t open a book but try to pretend that you are really, really smart.

Here’s the exchange with Economist:

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