Erm… UK Election Gets Off To Extremely NSFW Start

Voters in the United Kingdom unwittingly made an NSFW term trend on Twitter on Thursday as the country went to the polls for a general election.

The #generalerection hashtag became a top trending topic nationwide as political candidates, journalists, celebrities and more inadvertently used it instead of the more appropriate #generalelection or #generalelection2019.

It is unclear who first tweeted the term.

But by 11 a.m. local time, it was the top autofill suggestion from Twitter when typing #general into a post.

The popularity of the term only increased as others spotted the trend and kept it going with commentary and warnings:

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