Elon Musk and Grimes have formally launched the world to their first youngster collectively, sharing a photograph of their new son on Twitter, Musk confirming each mom and youngster to be protected and wholesome.
Their chosen title for his or her son, nevertheless, has raised eyebrows.
Memes speculating on the bizarre child title the unconventional couple would possible select for his or her youngster have been floating across the web ever because the being pregnant was introduced.
And Musk definitely didn’t disappoint, saying his son’s title on Twitter as “X Æ A-12.”
It’s not totally clear if Musk was joking; his Twitter web page is crammed with absurdist, surreal humor, in-between common Tesla and SpaceX updates.
Musk is likely to be a controversial determine these days, however no matter your opinion of the person, it’s clear that he has a present for advertising, capable of appeal to consideration even in the course of the unrelenting weirdness of 2020, and his weird child title has the whole web speculating on a possible which means, and cracking jokes.
One resourceful Twitter person reckons the title is a code for “X Ash Archangel,” as “Æ” is pronounced “ash,” and “Archangel” was the interior codename for the CIA’s A-12 plane.
Musk even favored the tweet, which is the closest factor we presently must a affirmation. But the hypothesis didn’t cease there, as Twitter customers combed Grime’s music library for clues, together with Musk’s beforehand registered area title, X.com.
So, which is it? Archangel? X? Jão? Neon Genesis Evangelion?
“Ash” seems to be the almost definitely candidate; in any case, Musk has 5 different sons along with his first spouse, writer Justine Musk: Griffin, Xavier, Damian, Saxon, and Kai. Those names aren’t notably unusual (by celeb requirements, anyway), and Ash appears to suit the invoice.
Musk appears to have sneakily given his son a superbly regular title, whereas sustaining his fame as a unpredictable eccentric, conserving his title and “brand” within the headlines for not less than one other week.
Sounds completely in character.