Vice President Joe Biden prompted giddy laughter from a group of community college administrators and professors Monday with a comment about who he shares his bed with.

Vice President Joe Biden gestures as he speaks at the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Legislative Summit in Washington, Thursday, March 27, 2014. (AP/Carolyn Kaster

Biden was praising America’s community colleges when he tried to explain that he wasn’t biased in his support.

“I think I’d have the same attitude did I not sleep with a community college professor every night,” Biden said, speaking to the annual convention of the American Association of Community Colleges in Washington, D.C.

Audience members broke into laughter as the vice president realized he might want to clarify his statement.

“The same one, the same one,” Biden said, referring to his wife, Jill Biden, who is a professor at Northern Virginia Community College.

The crowd started to applaud and continued to laugh.

During the speech, Biden talked about the expanded job training programs at the nation’s community colleges and how the schools boost opportunities for middle-class Americans