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The Nixonian Whitewash, Scrubbed
The Nixon library has been turned over to the National Archives after serving for years as the center of bowdlerized Nixonia.
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The DW-WORLD.DE Article
Twenty years after Chinese troops shot their way into the center of Beijing, killing hundreds of people and wounding many more, Mr. Chen provided a rare window into the military crackdown that re-established the Communist Party’s supremacy after six weeks of mass unrest and then, for most Chinese, disappeared in an official whitewash.
A unbowdlerized version of the diaries of Samuel Pepys was published around 1981.
我們再跟諸位介紹Thomad Bowdler 先生，他在1815年出版『家庭用的消毒版莎士比亞集』（
bowdlerize, UK ALSO bowdlerise
to remove words or parts from a book, play or film that are considered to be unsuitable or offensive:
The version of the play that I saw had been dreadfully bowdlerized.
這也是為什麼，大陸在翻譯 DICTIONARY of OBSCENITY & TABOO 的時候， 必須採用梁實秋先生翻譯的「莎士比亞全集」，
Word Overheard: bowdlerizeThe New York Times made its feelings about Richard Nixon clear in an editorial about his presidential library. According to the newspaper, the censored version of the Nixon archives would have made Thomas Bowdler proud (he's the guy who cleaned out the parts of Shakespeare he deemed objectionable):
"The library at Yorba Linda, Calif., has been turned over to the National Archives after serving for years as the center of bowdlerized Nixonia. The institution insulted history by peddling ludicrous whitewashings..."Link: The Nixonian Whitewash, Scrubbed - New York Times
Posted July 16, 2007.
tr.v., -ized, -iz·ing, -iz·es.
To remove material that is considered offensive or objectionable from (a book, for example).
[After Thomas Bowdler (1754–1825), who published an expurgated edition of Shakespeare in 1818.]bowdlerism bowd'ler·ism n.
bowdlerization bowd'ler·i·za'tion (-lər-ĭ-zā'shən) n.
bowdlerizer bowd'ler·iz'er n.
1 [U]（壁・天井などの上塗り用）水しっくい, のろ.
2 [C][U]（過失・欠点の）ごまかし策, うわべの飾り.
2 …の欠点［過失］を隠す, うわべを飾る3 ((米略式))（スポーツで）…を零敗させる.
The government tries to whitewash the country's racial problems.
2008年8月5日 ... "Green Washing"漂綠. 當一片環保聲浪，到處充斥著愛地球、愛生態的感性 ... "Greenwash (a portmanteau of green and whitewash) is a term used to ...
bowdlerize, ((主に英))-ise[bowd・ler・ize, ((主に英))-ise]
- 発音記号[bóudləràiz | báud-]