Watch: Matt Lauer completely loses his shit over the word “package”

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Matt Lauer: respected journalist, popular television host, twelve-year-old boy. At least that's what this recent video from the Today Show is telling me. This morning, Lauer was interviewing commentator Jean Chatzky about ways to save (or, more accurately, not over-spend) your money during the holiday season when both got a little bit tripped up by the phrase "reduce the size of the package." (Which: heh.) No force on Earth, not even the calm yet authoritative hands of co-host Meredith Viera, could get the segment back on track:

It's a moment like this that make you think, "Hey, maybe I actually could become a well respected and high-powered professional of some sort!" Dick jokes, you guys. They're what unite us all.