[LISTEN] Words you will hear today: Rocket Man

US President Donald Trump has vowed to “totally destroy” North Korea if it threatened the United States or its allies.

Addressing the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump took aim at Kim Jong-un.

He said: "Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime,"

The term Rocket Man is popularly known as one of Elton John's biggest hits.

Twitter users had a field day.

Listen to 702's Jonathan Fairbairn share some of his favourite social media comments....


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