September 6, 2008 1:28 PM

An insult is all the rage in Hugo Chávez's Venezuela: ‘Pitiyanqui’

Just when Venezuelans thought they had their epithets down pat for describing — or disparaging — admirers of the United States, a new question popped up: What could be lower than “yanquis,” the less than endearing term that senior Venezuelan officials use for Americans?

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