Since Elon Musk and Grimes revealed that they named their newborn son X Æ A-12, fans have been wondering what that name means, they’ve been trying to figure out how to pronounce it, and they also asked if the couple could legally use the unusual nickname.
Grimes tried to clarify things the day after the birth of X Æ A-12 when she tweeted that the “X” represented “the unknown variable and that” Æ “is” the elven spelling of Ai (love and / or artificial intelligence). ). “She also wrote:” A-12 = precursor of SR-17 (our favorite plane). No weapons, no defenses, just speed. Ideal for combat, but not violent. A = Archangel, my song favorite. “Elon Musk Clears Up Grimes’ Explanation About Their Newborn Son X Ã † A-12â € ™ s Name
The Canadian singer also added the words “metallic rat”, which appears to be a reference to the Chinese zodiac sign of the rat, as well as the number 12.
Shortly after the explanation of Grimes’ name, the founder of Tesla corrected it by tweeting that their favorite plane is the SR-71, not the SR-17. She replied, “I’m recovering from an operation and barely alive, so my typos can be forgiven, but, damn it. It was supposed to be deep. ”
Musk tweeted again, writing that his girlfriend was “powerful,” with a fairy emoji and a queen emoji.