French politician’s genital slip of the tongue goes viral

In French, empreintes digitales means fingerprints — which is what France’s interior minister Brice Hortefeux meant to say during a joint radio and TV interview. Instead, he said empreintes genitals , or genital fingerprints. “Thousands of people have watched the video of Hortefeux’s interview on websites such as France’s Le Post ,” reports BBC . You can watch the video here . During the interview, Hortefeux was talking about the types of data that police retain to track criminals…

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