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Word for the Day, Monday, April 12, 2010-- bowdlerize
4/12/10 | xs

Posted on 04/12/2010 5:07:24 AM PDT by xsmommy

Word For The Day, Monday, 4/12/10



In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".

bowdlerize; verb

1 : to expurgate (as a book) by omitting or modifying parts considered vulgar 2 : to modify by abridging, simplifying, or distorting in style or content

Etymology:

1830–40; after Thomas Bowdler (1754–1825), English editor of an expurgated edition of Shakespeare

Rules: Everyone must leave a post using the Word for the Day in a sentence.
The sentence must, in some way, relate to the news of the day.

The Review threads are linked for your edification. ;-)
Practice makes perfect.....post on....




TOPICS: Word For The Day
KEYWORDS: bowdlerize; censorship; deception; wordfortheday
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Good Morning Class. Welcome to School!

Here is my example with WFTD.

They intend to bowdlerize the Constitution until they are voted out of ofc.

Review Threads:

Review Thread One: Word For The Day, Thursday 11/14/02: Raffish (Be SURE to check out posts #92 and #111 on this thread!)
Review Thread Two: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/14/03: Roister
Review Thread Three: Word For The Day, Tuesday 1/28/03: Obdurate

No pushing at the door please!

1 posted on 04/12/2010 5:07:24 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: mikrofon; Dutchgirl; cardinal4; MoochPooch; sig226; IAGreywolf; Conspiracy Guy; Laura Earl; ...

End of Spring break, back to the grind.


2 posted on 04/12/2010 5:09:10 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
Good Morning!

If some enterprising soul chose to Bowdlerize my book, it would then become a short story. Perhaps a paragraph.

3 posted on 04/12/2010 5:13:52 AM PDT by NicknamedBob (If we did not believe we could not die, we would never do the things that make us immortal.)
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To: NicknamedBob

A++


4 posted on 04/12/2010 5:15:47 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: hobbes1
are you happy?
5 posted on 04/12/2010 5:16:14 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

CBS should have bowdlerized Tiger Woods’ on-air comments, or at least had a “graphic language” warning on the screen.


6 posted on 04/12/2010 5:16:39 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-Free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: xsmommy

I could use a Spring Break. No such luck.


7 posted on 04/12/2010 5:18:36 AM PDT by CholeraJoe ("And the pony looked a little bored...")
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To: deoetdoctrinae

A++ yeah, i wonder if mr buddhist was able to connect the karmic dots with the outcome of this tourney.


8 posted on 04/12/2010 5:19:16 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: CholeraJoe

yeah, bc you are too busy robbing people blind until obamacare stops you. ; )


9 posted on 04/12/2010 5:19:52 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Yup. Kicking little old ladies and premature babies out of the hospital. Better get busy. I’ve 2 pediatric bone marrow transplants to derail this morning.


10 posted on 04/12/2010 5:22:28 AM PDT by CholeraJoe ("And the pony looked a little bored...")
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To: CholeraJoe

have fun ; )


11 posted on 04/12/2010 5:23:47 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: CholeraJoe

No sawing off feet or hacking out tonsils on the schedule?


12 posted on 04/12/2010 5:24:01 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

Nope. I only deal with $100,000+ cases. I’ve got people who deal with the small stuff.


13 posted on 04/12/2010 5:26:45 AM PDT by CholeraJoe ("And the pony looked a little bored...")
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To: CholeraJoe

But enough about your love life. ;-)


14 posted on 04/12/2010 5:31:54 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: CholeraJoe
I could use a Spring Break. No such luck.

Me too.

15 posted on 04/12/2010 5:33:40 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (we now live in a post-Obamapacolyptic world)
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To: xsmommy

I was hopping for Golden Tate at 29, but the Jets needed a third wideout, so this is good.


16 posted on 04/12/2010 5:38:05 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "I know everything so you don't have to...." ;)
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To: hobbes1

Golden Tate? Sounds like a venereal disease. Or a Chinese restaurant.


17 posted on 04/12/2010 5:40:44 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy
Apparently the staff at L.Com were channeling you.

Here's the pic to go with your definition.

Bowdlerize..

18 posted on 04/12/2010 5:40:54 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "I know everything so you don't have to...." ;)
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To: xsmommy

I can’t see the thread, so I have to guess - I’m the fifth person in to make a joke about how no one here is as well-qualified to teach the grind as you?


19 posted on 04/12/2010 5:41:28 AM PDT by Hegewisch Dupa
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To: xsmommy
Seems to me that Hill and Gates were both on TV this weekend bowlderizing Obama's new nuke policy. In the end they sounded much more like Palin than like their boss.
20 posted on 04/12/2010 5:41:35 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (we now live in a post-Obamapacolyptic world)
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To: hobbes1

A++++++ that’s great!


21 posted on 04/12/2010 5:42:35 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

A+++ he’s nuts sez sark ; )


22 posted on 04/12/2010 5:43:22 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Hegewisch Dupa

no, sweet’ums you are the first : )


23 posted on 04/12/2010 5:43:42 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman
yeah, i just bet he will.
24 posted on 04/12/2010 5:45:30 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I <...> to <...> <...> <...> <...> bowdlerize <...> my <...>.


25 posted on 04/12/2010 5:51:17 AM PDT by sig226 (Mourn this day, the death of a great republic. March 21, 2010)
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To: xsmommy

Sure, it’s tragic and all. But most decent-sized companies have policies against putting all of their key employees onto one airplane.


26 posted on 04/12/2010 5:52:01 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy

Well that makes me feel all better, now.


27 posted on 04/12/2010 5:52:49 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (we now live in a post-Obamapacolyptic world)
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To: xsmommy

Sarko is right.


28 posted on 04/12/2010 5:53:27 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (we now live in a post-Obamapacolyptic world)
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To: sig226

<> <> <> ++


29 posted on 04/12/2010 5:54:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

it was not a good idea. doesn’t mean that the russkies were not behind it in some way.


30 posted on 04/12/2010 5:55:31 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: NeoCaveman

oh that shirtless hunk o man, vlad... LOL!


31 posted on 04/12/2010 5:55:53 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Not nearly as great as a little advance notice that you were gracing the area with your presence would have been!

JA.


32 posted on 04/12/2010 5:56:40 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "I know everything so you don't have to...." ;)
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To: hobbes1

did you see my post on the last thread about me asking about 6-7 people about street parking in manhattan and being told by every single one of them “i don’t know, i don’t drive” ? unreal!


33 posted on 04/12/2010 5:56:55 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

so do you think he had the Poles whacked?


34 posted on 04/12/2010 5:57:37 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (we now live in a post-Obamapacolyptic world)
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To: hobbes1

did you not glean from my posts that it was IMPROMPTU? i posted it as we decided— that instead of going straight home, since my FIL wasn’t feeling well enough for us to descend on him, we decided to detour and go home via Manhattan, since xsfrosh hadn’t been there since she was in a stroller and the Twin Towers still stood.


35 posted on 04/12/2010 5:58:31 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Yes...I was ROR at your surprise at that....


36 posted on 04/12/2010 5:59:39 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "I know everything so you don't have to...." ;)
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To: xsmommy

Healthcare: the libs try to bowdlerize
Hoping that we won’t familiarize
Ourselves with the facts
Now Obama attacks
Believing his rhetoric will mesmerize


37 posted on 04/12/2010 6:00:11 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Barack Obama: Government:: Bernie Madoff: Finance)
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To: xsmommy

Yes, I saw that it was impromptu.

Presuming you exited via the Lincoln Tunnel, the very next exit on the Turnpike puts you 7 minutes from our house.


38 posted on 04/12/2010 6:00:45 AM PDT by hobbes1 (Hobbes1TheOmniscient® "I know everything so you don't have to...." ;)
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To: NeoCaveman

dunno, but i wouldn’t be surprised.


39 posted on 04/12/2010 6:01:33 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

Barack and Michelle, deeply committed leftists who are deeply ashamed of what they believe to be the egregiously venal nature of American life, have decided to bowdlerize it through Obamacare and executive order before euthanizing it.


40 posted on 04/12/2010 6:02:56 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: hobbes1

there was no interest, even REMOTE, in attempting to be helpful in any way. when we were on the steps of st patricks, a lady was asking me where something was, and i stood there and took the time to explain it to her. my family was laughing at me being the one to do it, but i said, well for heaven’s sake not another soul would bother to tell her, at least i told her what i could!


41 posted on 04/12/2010 6:03:39 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: aruanan

A+++ they are burning it, as if it were a flag.


42 posted on 04/12/2010 6:04:15 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

What’s the motive?


43 posted on 04/12/2010 6:04:45 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: hobbes1

we didn’t go in via a tunnel, we went over GW bridge and exited via the Holland Tunnel to go home. We spent the night at a doubletree hotel in Ft Lee. even though they wouldn’t permit the dogs to stay in the hotel, it had a covered garage and they at least had some grass to pee on. we were chatting with the waiter, a guy named FRANK, he was a dago, at dinner there and asking him questions etc about parking in the city etc. I mentioned something about the dogs not being allowed and he said, why didn’t you bring them in anyway, say it was medical. We roared! i said yeah, seeing eye cavaliers, that’s the ticket!


44 posted on 04/12/2010 6:09:48 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

That’s the problem with the city. No Southerners to be polite and helpful.


45 posted on 04/12/2010 6:10:01 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave

i don’t know, de-stabilize the gov’t and maybe get in some russkypuppetwannabes?


46 posted on 04/12/2010 6:10:39 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: secret garden

i will talk to anyone anywhere. and it was only in retrospect that i realized that they were taken aback that i even approached them with a question in the first place, there was definitely a sense of ARE YOU TALKING TO ME? LOL!


47 posted on 04/12/2010 6:12:30 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
What's the opposite of bowdlerize? That's what these derps are attempting to do.
48 posted on 04/12/2010 6:14:29 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

A+++ hoisted on their own petards, those losers are.


49 posted on 04/12/2010 6:15:52 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave; Texan5
Okay cat people, can your cat do this? Mine cannot, he is merely a pointer and can barely slaughter rogue insects.
50 posted on 04/12/2010 6:16:13 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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