from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Plural of fundus.
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- n. an expert or guru
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of grain allied to millet (the Paspalum exile), much cultivated in the west of Africa.
I was hoping that "fundi" would be the plural for funda but more appropriately it means "the bottom or the lowest part of a sac or hollow organ..."
Sadly I have to conclude that the 'fundi' position is all about posturing.
One last moment that still sticks out in my mind - I went to visit a friend of mine, a 'fundi' carpenter, who I hadn't seen in a few weeks.
'fundi' (expert) with the capacity and support to look at what is happening to these critters across the continent and work with partners from all areas to increase our knowledge of giraffe and their profile, and subsequently improve their conservation and management.
Imagine a fundi like me being on the same side as a Catholic proponent of Theistic evolution.
Just throw 'em a little misogynist, racist, fundi-Christian red meat, and they eat it up, like ants on Terro.
For example, I was witness to a fundi Goth-motif religious service in the San Diego area about three years ago (long story behind that) and it made the older overseers very, very nervous, when not outright angry at the organizers of the service.
And the desire to tailor their fundi message to as many groups as possible is starting to make them very nervous as to its application.
I thought Frist was making the most effort to suck up to the fundi-wing of the Republican party.
Right off the bat, I worked with a very intelligent and interesting computer fundi to fix three of the bum hard disk drives and two of the mother boards hence 17 computers are now working.
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