But then withdraws.


EU commissioner for whatever Antonio Tajani, off of that there Italy, had a 'twoops' moment this morning.




He inadvertently let slip, in a one-word tweet, his preference for a certain brand of rum favoured for over 300 years by sailors the world over.


Tajani, or a member of his staff, quickly deleted the message, presumably fearing it would be wildly misinterpreted.

But not before the enterprising @jonworth off of that there twitter, and yours truly, had taken a screengrab for keepies.

No follow-up as to whether he prefers white rum or a nice bit of dark rum.








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