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Presenter of CNN commits gaffe by using word 'penis' by acci
The presenter of the American network CNN Zain Verjee committed a gaffe during a live program this week. Instead of speaking the word "peanuts" (peanuts), it just twice repeating the word "penis." The words have similar phonemes in English.
The story was about the fact that the company "Northwest Airlines" has returned to serve peanuts on its flights, which has generated protests from passengers who have allergies to food.
According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 3 million Americans are allergic to peanuts or nuts, as about 7 million are allergic to seafood. According to CNN, for food allergies cause 150 deaths annually in the U.S..