How u use bolwderize is simple take a marshmallow particle and cook it in the oven for 5.2 seconds and watch it expand then type in Google how large it expands to then press i…m feeling lucky and that's ur answer. (MORE)
Some people with strong moral beliefs bowdlerize questions andanswers on this site, which they believe to be indecent. Attempts were made to bowdlerize the story to remove it…s referencesto drug addiction, which the editors thought would hurt its publicappeal. (MORE)
To edit severely, so as to avoid offense to the most fastidious, after Thomas Bowdler (1754-1825), English editor of an extremely expurgated edition of Shakespeare..
Bowdler …would not suffer 'legs' nor 'breast', but substituted 'limb' and 'chest' to the point of obscurity of meaning, much less sense. (MORE)
It means to take a great work of literature and censor it to death by removing all references to anything offensive. The word comes from a "kid-friendly" edition of Shakespear…e produced by a Mr. Bowdler (with the unacknowledged assistance of his sister) in 1807. The Bowdlers made a point, for example, of completely deleting the character of the prostitute Doll Tearsheet in Henry IV Part 2. (MORE)