People are roasting Elon Musk on Twitter after he tried to diss Porsche

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Elon Musk's attempt to poke fun at Porsche's new Tesla-rivaling Taycan was met with some comedic backlash on Thursday. 

"Um Porsche, this word Turbo does not mean what you think it does," he tweeted, assumably referencing the fact that it's impossible to turbocharge an electric car. Traditionally, turbo refers to "turbocharging" a car's engine, and therefore making it more powerful, by forcing more air into the engine, allowing it to burn more fuel.

Musk, of course, has his own history with loose definitions of terms, and Twitter was quick to remind him of it. Within minutes, other users were reminding Musk of the "funding secured" tweets that landed Tesla in hot water with federal regulators last year.

Then there are the other names of Tesla products that don't exactly fit the dictionary definition.





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