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Russia Responds To Swedish Foreign Minister's Grammar Trolling With Glaring Grammatical Error

Aren't?

Last updated on September 3, 2014, at 11:50 a.m. ET

Posted on September 3, 2014, at 11:50 a.m. ET

On Tuesday, the official Russian foreign ministry Twitter account sent the following tweet about Australia's desire to leave Russia out of an upcoming G20 meeting because of its invasion of Ukraine.

#Lavrov: The Australian FM’s idea not to invite Russia to the G20 summit is not surprising but he should not lose sight of its principles

MFA Russia@mfa_russia

#Lavrov: The Australian FM’s idea not to invite Russia to the G20 summit is not surprising but he should not lose sight of its principles

8:08 AM - 02 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

In jumped Carl Bildt — the foreign minister of Sweden, a prolific tweeter, and a longtime critic of Vladimir Putin's Russia — to point out to Russia's foreign ministry that Australia's foreign minister is a woman.

@mfa_russia You should know that Australia FM @JulieBishopMP is not a “he”. Fairly basic.

Carl Bildt@carlbildt

@mfa_russia You should know that Australia FM @JulieBishopMP is not a “he”. Fairly basic.

1:32 PM - 02 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

About 24 hours later, the Russian foreign ministry fired back, saying its reference to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop as a "he" was merely a "misprint." And that it meant to say "it." And that..."aren't?"

@carlbildt Apologize for the misprint - not "he", but "it" (#G20). Some FM's accounts in turn are famous for constant misleading, aren't?

MFA Russia@mfa_russia

@carlbildt Apologize for the misprint - not "he", but "it" (#G20). Some FM's accounts in turn are famous for constant misleading, aren't?

4:22 PM - 03 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Hmmm.

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