Funk

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Funk

(fŭngk, fōōngk), Casimir 1884-1967.
Polish-born American biochemist whose research of deficiency diseases led to the discovery of vitamins, which he named in 1912.
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Having burst into the charts with his mix of Stevie Wonder-influenced retro-funk and lyrics about saving the world, he pulled the rug out from under the feet of the hippies who flocked to their "Space Cowboy" when it emerged the New Age "eco warrior" liked nothing more in his spare time than to drive around in his fuel-guzzling supercars, paid for with the proceeds from his platinum-selling album.
Wanderlust is a frankly confusing mix of rock, retro-funk and the downright bizarre.
Why not avoid the retro-funk by rebuilding the military and letting taxpayers keep a little bit of the surplus they earned?