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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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The Richard Commission has provided a coherent blueprint for taking things forward, but Labour is in a blue funk about it because it challenges so many aspects of its own self-interest.
For me it has to be York or Cheltenham, but I fear the Flat boys may have a blue funk at the prospect of coming up that hill - and even I have worries about how the Wokingham field will negotiate the third-last fence
I do not accept that the Nazis in the last frantic days of the camp, when they were in a blue funk, would have gone around with buckets of cement filling the holes that they were going to dynamite.