The Staggers 6 December 2010 Listen: James Naughtie’s slip of the tongue The Radio 4 presenter bravely smashes the taboo around the use of the “c-word” on live radio. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up The Today programme's thousands of listeners had an amusing start to the day when James Naughtie tried to introduce "Jeremy Hunt, Culture Secretary", and ended up calling him . . . something else. Certainly not the kind of language you expect to hear before the, er, 8am watershed. Luckily, the minister saw the funny side, tweeting: "They say prepare for anything before going on Today but that took the biscuit . . . I was laughing as much as u Jim or shld I say Dr Spooner." You can listen to it below. Warning: strong language. UPDATE: Here's Andrew Marr, repeating the mistake just a few hours later. › CommentPlus: pick of the papers Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman. Subscribe To stay on top of global affairs and enjoy even more international coverage subscribe for just £1 per month!