Funk Glossary
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A

A-1
Quickie for "What's happening?!"

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B

B-2
"Let's check each other out..." 

bondo condo
High priced apartment or house 

boppa-tron
High-powered, lease breaking stereo system 

bop-tusi
A good or regular dancer 

bop-u-late
To school a person on a reality vibe 

bun-zai
Juicy booty 

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C

con-cept
An idea or logo with Electric Spankic implications 

cosmic slop
Survival gig; big city hustle. Working for the Mahn. 

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D

dookie stick
A man under the Bow-Wow Syndrome (a dog!) 

drazoid 
A funkateer who's socially unacceptable 

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E

electric spank
The funkalogical use of hi-tech for zero-spankic purposes 

E. T.
A personal problem (as in Ego Tripping) 

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F

funk-a-logical
Something that's perfectly clear before you understand it: once you uinderstand-- it makes no sense. 

funkasaurus
A veteran P-Funk fan, circa 1970 

funkakazi
Oiental Funkateer 

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G

G-3
A foxy lady with skinny legs 

geepie
A youngblood Funkateer between the ages of 1 and 10. 

groova-dactic
Rescue dance music vibe; anti-disco sadistic mind 

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H

holy risk-go
Depending or hoping on Da Funk to pull-u-thru 

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J

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K

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L

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lunch box
A portable tape/radio player 

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M

maggot brain
Flashy or Hendrixian guitar player. 

masterjam
A faithful, loving gent! 

micro groove
A faithful, loving gent! 

muckle head
A poobutt personality; a fool 

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N

nastee/nastay/nastoid
Various levels of throbba-sonic attack; rowdy funk! 

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O

ozeep layer
Heart 

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P

'P'
The best of everything (except that of Electric Spankic nature) 

p'motional rescue
Coming thru-with-da-funk in the nick-of-time 

pull-a-tics
An inside connection; ass-kiss situation or bribe 

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Q

R

raw spank
Flunking on the funk and being obvious about it 

rooster poot
A modest genius: any band who earns the minimum wage in Funkamanship. 

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S

splank
The Funk formula for bustin' loose! Anti-toxin for Electric Spanking 

splankster/splankateer
Full-time and Part-time splanker. 

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T

the bomb
Embracing the 'P' 

the splank decade
1980-1990 A.D. 

thumpasaurus people
Foot-stomping. hand clap Funkateers. 

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U

U.F.O. (universal funk object)
For instance; George Clinton 

ultra-wave
Laid-back, sleazy-serious Funk. Splank to-the-9th-Power. 

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V

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W

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X

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Y

ya betta jam
"Come check us out and enjoy the vibe!" 

ya betta start splanking
Pay attention and get your self/act together 

yang
Excuses, useless dialogue, verbal excess 

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Z

Z-3
Farewell, "O.K., bye!" 

zappic
A love affair on a serious tilt; guaranteed P-Funk tune. 

zeep
Deeper than deep; the maximum stroke 

zeroloid
A professional Sir Nose or Dozo 

zee-barge
A car or van with a custom paint job 

zone of zero funkativity
The space and place wherever Funk is a virtual zero. 

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Last updated 13 March 2001 © Trustees Indiana University