- Elon Musk and Grimes have
had their first child together, and the world is confused by
the baby’s supposed name.
- “X Æ A-12 Musk,” Musk tweeted Monday night when asked what
they named their son.
- Musk is known for posting jokes and memes on Twitter, and it
wouldn’t be much of a surprise if the baby’s name is a joke. Others
are speculating that the string of characters he tweeted is
a riddle with a hidden meaning.
- Regardless, we have a few clues as to the pronunciation. “X”
and “A-12” are pretty self-explanatory, but the character “Ã†” is
known as an ash and sounds like the letter “a” in the word
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Tech billionaire Elon Musk and musician Grimes have had their
first baby together, and the world is a bit confused by his
When a follower asked Musk on Monday night what they’d named
their new son, Musk
replied simply: “X Ã† A-12 Musk.” He hasn’t tweeted since, or
supplied any additional information on what the name means.
Musk is a known Twitter prankster, frequently posting jokes and
memes for his 33.6 million followers. He’s also gotten into hot
water in the past for his reckless tweeting about things like
taking Tesla private or calling a British cave diver who helped
rescue a trapped Thai soccer team
a “pedo guy.” If the name he tweeted is a joke, it wouldn’t be
much of a surprise.
Others are speculating that the string of characters Musk
a riddle or an equation that adds up to the actual name. One
person guessed that the name is actually “X Ash
Archangel,” which Musk liked on Twitter.
But if X Ã† A-12 is the baby’s first name, we have a few clues
as to how it would be pronounced:
- “X” could be pronounced like the letter X, or since it’s the
Roman numeral for 10, as “Ten.”
- “Ã†” is known as an ash, which could be the intended
pronunciation here. The actual sound the symbol makes is like an
“a” in the word “cat” or “bad,” according to
- “A-12” pretty much speaks for itself. Some have guessed it’s
reference to a CIA aircraft, while others have guessed it’s
Either way, we won’t know what the true name is, or how it’s
pronounced, until Musk or Grimes decide to shed more light on the
Why electric planes haven’t taken off yet
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How to pronounce 'X Æ A-12,' the name Elon Musk tweeted he
and Grimes gave their new baby (TSLA)