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fuddy-duddy

1. noun Someone who is old-fashioned or crotchety. Brenda's friends call her an old fuddy-duddy because she never stays out past 9 o'clock at night.
2. adjective Old-fashioned or crotchety. You look a little fuddy-duddy. You don't have to get so dressed up, we're just going to the movies.

fuddy-duddy

and fud (ˈfədidədi and fəd)
n. a stuffy person; an old-fashioned person, especially a male. There seems to be a convention of fuddy-duddies in the park today. I woke up some old fud sleeping on a park bench. He was mad.

fud

verb
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En relacion con los criterios para determinar la veracidad de una declaracion, distintos funcionarios trabajando en Centros Dignificar/ Regionales (CDR) senalan la importancia de la rigurosidad durante el diligenciamiento del FUD puesto que dicha informacion permitiria una mejor evaluacion de la solicitud de inclusion en el RUV.
And the reason that FUD managers often go unchecked?
In franchising, FUDs are those insipid seeds of anxiety that prevent candidates from diving into the franchise pool by signing their franchise agreement and investing their franchise fee.
As organizations become more aware of their presence on-line, FUD selling started to gain popularity and around 2005 literally ever slide deck I reviewed had a lead-in of at least 4-5 FUD-based slides.
If a reasonable amount of time has passed since the deal was announced, end there has been no communication about your future, your internal FUD Factor will likely kick into high gear.
In a statement to the Groklaw open source research site Inder Singh, CEO of LynuxWorks, said: "The shrill broadside of FUD by Dan O'Dowd against the use of Linux in defense systems is in my view just a reflection of the pain that vendors of proprietary systems with closed interfaces are experiencing as the embedded world moves towards Linux.
This is what author Ginita Wall, CPA, CFR calls "the FUD Factor.
But FUD over SOX hasn't translated into significant spending on technology.
I could see he was starting to regard me as a hopelessly cautious old fud so I tried to speak calmly.
Sigma produces and markets refrigerated and frozen food products under the FUD, San Rafael, Tangamanga, Yoplait, Chalet, La Villita and El Cazo Mexicano brands.
The tensile fracture morphology has three sections: the non-plasticized central section (Fud), the plasticized peripheral section (Fpl), and the partly plasticized section between Fud and Epi (Fpd).
org/halloween/, and in FUD 101 which can be found at http://members.
A 13-year IFA veteran, Barnes-Bryant fud the formation of the Women's Franchise Network and the Alliance for Minority Opportunities in Franchising to gain entry for blacks in this $813 billion industry.
But soon the old FUD sets in (Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt), followed by outright confusion.