Media 16 May 2019 Skills Minister tweets about Numeracy Day – and misspells numeracy “It’s never too late to improve your skills”. Clearly. Getty An Myltin. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up In a delicious moment of irony, the skills minister Anne Milton managed to misspell – or perhaps invent an entirely new word for – “numeracy” in a tweet celebrating a national day of skills. She also missed out an apostrophe and inserted a random double space. “Its national numberacy day so test how good you are at numbers. It’s never too late to improve your skills #nationalnumeracyday” Its national numberacy day so test how good you are at numbers. It’s never too late to improve your skills #nationalnumeracyday — Anne Milton MP (@AnneMilton) May 15, 2019 She appears to be saving her literacy skills for a future day, tweeting shortly afterwards that “National Spelling Day is coming up soon!” Can’t wait for natural sapling dye, it’s one of your mole’s favourites. › As the 1922 committee meets to discuss her future, are Theresa May’s days finally numbered? I'm a mole, innit. Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!