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Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Quoted: Scott Brown on that crazy tweet

Former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) with his daughter Ayla. (Robert F. Bukaty/AP)

“Anyone ever hear of pocket tweet, pocket dial?”

— Former Sen. Scott Brown explaining that what appeared to be a drunken tweet (“Bqhatevwr”) last month was, in fact, just a butt dial. Brown said that daughter Ayla was trying to teach him to use Facebook and Twitter on his iPhone5 when he “responded to a couple of people and then put it in my pocket,” he told Boston’s Fox 25. “The next thing I wake up and it’s trending worldwide.”

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