Jenna Bush Hager jokingly pokes fun at father George W. Bush's speech: 'My dad can't speak English very well'

Jenna Bush Hager isn't shy about poking fun at her father, former President George W. Bush.

During Wednesday's Today show segment, Hager and Meredith Vieira talked about Merrian-Webster's 640 new words that were added to the dictionary.

"I do like words," Vieria said after debating if "wordy" was a word. "I’m one of those kids -- did your dad, like every night, you learned a new word in the dictionary?"

That's when Hager jokingly quipped, "My dad can’t speak English that well. Remember him? I'm kidding. He can. He's hilarious."

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TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager on Monday, December 10, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 05: (AFP- OUT) Jenna Bush Hager, the daughter of former President George Bush, touches the casket of former President George H.W. Bush after speaking at his State Funeral at the National Cathedral, December 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Bush will be buried at his final resting place at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. A WWII combat veteran, Bush served as a member of Congress from Texas, ambassador to the United Nations, director of the CIA, vice president and 41st president of the United States. (Photo by Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Craig Melvin, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager on Friday, November 9, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager on Tuesday, October 15, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Jenna Bush Hager, Savannah Guthrie at 2018 US Open on September 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jackson Lee/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Jenna Bush and Barbara Bush attend the Carolina Herrera front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows on September 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager and Sheinelle Jones on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager on Thursday, August 2, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MEGYN KELLY TODAY -- Pictured: Al Roker and Jenna Bush Hager on Wednesday, Auguest 1, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager on Monday, July 30, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager and Shienelle Jones on Thursday, June 28, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager on Monday, June 18, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
GREENWICH, CT - MAY 31: Jenna Bush Hager speaks onstage during the Changemaker Gala at L'Escale Restaurant during the 2018 Greenwich International Film Festival on May 31, 2018 in Greenwich, Connecticut. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Greenwich Film Festival)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 30: UNICEF NextGen Founding Chair Jenna Bush Hager attends the Launch of UNICEF's Project Lion at The Highline Hotel on May 30, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for UNICEF)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager and Kathie Lee Gifford on Wenesday, May 9, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager and Kathie Lee Gifford on Thursday, April 5, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager and Kathie Lee Gifford on Friday, Feb. 22, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jenna Bush Hager and Kathie Lee Gifford on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 -- (Photo by: Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 08: 74th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: TV personality Jenna Bush Hager arrives to the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 8, 2017. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 17: Jenna Bush Hager and Brandon Jones attend Edible Schoolyard NYC Annual Harvest Dinner with Chef Massimo Bottura, Hosted by Lela Rose at Private Residence on November 17, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Sylvain Gaboury/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: Jenna Bush Hager dressed as her grandmother Barbara Bush during NBC's 'Today' Halloween at Rockefeller Plaza on October 31, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: NBC TV Personality Jenna Bush Hager attends the Puff Daddy and The Family Performance On NBC's 'Today'at Rockefeller Plaza on May 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images)
THE VIEW - Margaret Cho and Jenna Bush are the guests today on 'THE VIEW,' 5/19/16 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via Getty Images) JENNA BUSH
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 8: Jenna Bush Hager attends the women's semifinals during day 11 of the 2016 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2016 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 11: Co-authors Laura Bush (L) and Jenna Bush-Hager attend 92Y Talks: Laura Bush & Jenna Bush-Hager on May 11, 2016 in New York, New York. (Photo by Andrew Toth/FilmMagic)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0468 -- Pictured: (l-r) Jenna Bush Hager and Former First Lady Laura Bush on May 10, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 11: (L-R) Hoda Kotb, Laura Bush and Jenna Bush-Hager attend the 92Y Talks: Laura Bush & Jenna Bush-Hager on May 11, 2016 in New York, New York. (Photo by Andrew Toth/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Editorial Director PEOPLE and EW, Jess Cagle and Jenna Bush Hager speak at the Time Inc. NEWFRONT at Gotham Hall on May 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Time Inc.)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Jenna Bush, Natalie Morales, Al Roker, and Forest Whitaker appear on the 'Today' show on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 -- (Photo by: Heidi Gutman/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Wrangler -- Pictured: (l-r) Hoda Kotb, Wrangler, Jenna Bush Hager -- (Photo by: Heidi Gutman/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
KENNETT, MISSOURI - FEBRUARY 02: Jenna Bush Hager, a correspondent for The TODAY Show, joins Sheryl Crow, AdoptAClassroom.org and Farmers Insurance to surprise the teachers at Kennett High School with a $21,600 donation for classroom supplies at Kennett High School with an AdoptAClassroom.org Grant during a Pep Rally on February 2, 2016 in Kennett, Missouri (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for Farmers Insurance)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 11: (L-R) Al Roker, Jenna Bush, Brittany Schreiber and Hoda Kotb attend the Billboard Women in Music Luncheon on December 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Billboard)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 11: Journalist Jenna Welch Bush Hager attends Billboard's 10th Annual Women In Music at Cipriani 42nd Street on December 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Jenna Bush Hager attends Lela Rose Spring 2016 during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Gallery, Skylight at Clarkson Sq on September 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Teacher Jenna Bush Hager (L) and Barbara Pierce Bush attend Prabal Gurung Spring 2016 during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at The Arc, Skylight at Moynihan Station on September 13, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Jenna Bush Hager attends day twelve of the 2015 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 11, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/GC Images)
GREENWICH, CT - JUNE 05: Jenna Bush Hager listens at Greenwich Film Festival 2015 - All Things Must Pass Opening Night Premiere at Bow Tie Cinemas on June 5, 2015 in Greenwich, Connecticut. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Greenwich Film Festival 2015)
GREENWICH, CT - JUNE 05: (L-R) Director Colin Hanks, GIFF Founder Wendy Stapleton Reyes, Television Personality Jenna Bush Hager attend the Greenwich International Film Festival Opening Night Screening of 'All Things Must Pass' at the Bow Tie Cinema on June 5, 2015 in Greenwich, Connecticut. (Photo by Mark Sagliocco/WireImage)
GREENWICH, CT - JUNE 05: Author Jenna Bush Hager attends Greenwich Film Festival 2015 - All Things Must Pass Opening Night Premiere at Bow Tie Cinemas on June 5, 2015 in Greenwich, Connecticut. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Greenwich Film Festival 2015)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Tamron Hall, Al Roker and Jenna Bush Hager appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 22: Jenna Bush Hager and Laura Bush are seen in Tribeca on March 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/GC Images)
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During Bush's time in the White House, he was teased several times for mispronouncing words and stumbling through his sentences. In 2000, while speaking about his victory over Sen. John McCain in the Republican presidential election he created the word "misunderestimated," when trying to say that people underestimated him.

Saturday Night Live also poked fun at Bush, with Will Ferrell impersonating him in various sketches and using made up words. However, the 43rd president did not mind the sketches, previously telling Jimmy Kimmel on his late night talk show that he had dinner with SNL creator Lorne Michaels and they joked about the bits.

"The best humor's when you make fun of yourself," Bush expressed.

"Wanna hear something terrible? So, I had dinner with Lorne Michaels...He said, ‘I put a great speech writer on you and he came up with strategery...I said, ‘Wait a minute, I said strategery!'" claiming that he had made up the word and not the SNL writer. 

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Gov. George W. Bush gives his mother and former first lady Barbara Bush a hug after a family portrait session, June 10. The Bush family was in Houston celebrating the 75th and 74th birthdays, respectively, of the former president and first lady.
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George W. Bush, wife Laura Bush and daughters, Jenna (L) and Barbara pose for a family portrait in Kennebunkport, Maine in this August 20, 1998 file photo. With the Republican convention set to begin in Philadelphia on July 31, the political focus has centered on who Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush will pick to be his running mate.
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Former U.S. President George Bush (L) puts his arm around President George W. Bush (C) as they leave the 18th green with Florida Governor Jeb Bush after playing an early morning round at Cape Arundel Golf Club in Maine July 7, 2001. The Bushes are enjoying a family gathering this weekend at their Kennebunkport home. KL
U.S. President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush leave church with their young niece Gigi Koch, daughter of the president's sister Dorothy, after attending Sunday services at St. Ann's Episcopal Church July 8, 2001 in Kennebunkport, Maine. The president is in the final day of a four-day family vacation at his parents' seaside summer home. JRB/ME
President George W. Bush signs the Protect Act of 2003 also known as the Amber Alert legislation surrounded by former missing children and their families during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington April 30, 2003. Former missing child Elizabeth Smart watches at left. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn GMH
(L-R) First lady Laura Bush, her daughters Jenna and Barbara, and Republican Senator John McCain (AZ) sit in the first row for the debate between Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry and U.S. President George W. Bush at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida September 30, 2004. The debate is the first of three presidential debates before the election November 2. REUTERS/Brian Snyder US ELECTION BS
First family twins Barbara (L) and Jenna Bush, U.S. President George W. Bush's 22-year-old daughters, are pictured at the prime time program of the 2004 Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden in New York, August 30, 2004. Republicans opened their four-day national convention on Monday with salutes to President George W. Bush's wartime leadership and repeated reminders of his aggressive response to the September 11, 2001, attacks. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn US ELECTION REUTERS HK
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U.S. President George W. Bush (L-R), his daughter Jenna Hager and her husband Henry Hager participate in a commemorative tree planting ceremony on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington September 27, 2008. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES)
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