Frosty the Snowman cannot be happy about this.
Weather Channel meteorologist and field reporter Matt Seidel tweeted a photo of a snowman in Nashua, New Hampshire, on Tuesday — and called it a "snowperson."
1st snowperson of the season and the 2nd snowfall in less than a week in Nashua, NH. Thanks to @TheMattSaffer for… https://t.co/KJWzOPallN— Mike Seidel (@Mike Seidel)1542724025.0
"1st snowperson of the season and the 2nd snowfall in less than a week in Nashua, NH," Seidel wrote in text accompanying the photo.
He also thanked Matt Saffer, a multimedia journalist at the Weather Channel, "for the eyes, nose, etc."
How did folks react?
So, was Seidel joking? Was he serious? Whatever his motivations, the Twitterverse took issue — in a mostly fun-loving way — to Seidel's politically correct characterization.
“Snowperson.” Lol. https://t.co/JpYmFJT41t— Eddie Zipperer (@Eddie Zipperer)1542734515.0
Frosty the Snowperson... https://t.co/grQXaZbK2y— Byron York (@Byron York)1542727434.0
Someone Just Called A Snowman A 'Snowperson,' And I Am So Done https://t.co/qAMYFsznME— Chicks On The Right (@Chicks On The Right)1542732104.0
Snowperson? https://t.co/SBXgf5AQL3— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes)1542728936.0
“Snowperson” is now a thing ... https://t.co/jx7nxDHs43— James A. Gagliano (@James A. Gagliano)1542730162.0
(H/T: The Hill)