Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro became the subject of Twitter gossip – and the object of ridicule on all sorts of social media – after an unfortunate slip of the tongue made during a speech transmitted from Miranda state on Wednesday morning. In commenting on plans to expand and improve access to education, Maduro made allusion to the Biblical miracle of the seven loaves and fish, but misspoke: instead of the Spanish word for fishes (“peces”), the Venezuelan president said “penes“, meaning “penises”. Scroll down to watch video of his comments.
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