pundint vs pundit : Common Errors in English

About pundint vs pundit

“Pundit” is one of those words we get from India, like “bungalow” and “thug.” It comes from pandit, meaning “scholar,” “learned person.” The first premier of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, was often referred to respectfully as “Pandit Nehru.” In English it has come to refer to opinionated commentators on public affairs, but it is often mispronounced and misspelled “pundint” or “pundant.”

pundit Meaning(s)

  • (n) someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field

pundit in News

  1. Laura Ingraham: Over-the-counter Plan B is “a good deal for pedophiles”

    The pundit also thinks unrestricted access to safe, effective contraception helps "men who want to abuse women"        
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Salon.com

  2. A Pundit's Guide to Edward Snowden Fan Fiction

    There is a lot of fan fiction swirling around right now about Edward Snowden, the man who leaked the NSA's programs to collect all phone calls and all email. The NSA's surveillance programs, even if you wholeheartedly support them, are the more important story since it reveals that the government has computing power so awesome that it borders on sci-fi. But pundits prefer the personal and since ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  3. The Stupidest Things Said on TV About the Trayvon Martin Case

    Remember the wave of pundit insanity over the death of Trayvon Martin two Februaries ago? Well, get ready for round two. The trial of George Zimmerman, who stands accused of second degree murder, began today in Sanford, Florida, and immediately inspired one of the most baffling comments ever uttered by a talking head about Martin's late-night confrontation with Zimmerman, even for a story ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

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