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Similarly, a huge concentration of muxes (pronounced mu-shay, a Zapotec bastardization of mujer, the Spanish word for woman), male-to-female transgender people who hold a distinct, even esteemed place in society, have chosen the state's second-largest city, Juchitan, as their home.
Of course, the very symbol of this hybridity can be found in the tiny but troublesome child at the end of Three Hours After Marriage--who indeed embodies a crystallization of transgression and (literally) bastardization.
How is it that we agreed to settle for a bastardization of a holiday called upon to embrace this universal theme?
He highlights the false use of statistics taken out of context -- the emigration of Palestinian Christians, Christians who suffered the same fate as their Muslim brethren, with "tens of thousands of Palestinian ChristiansC*displaced at various points since 1948, and to classify this displacement as emigration would be a gross bastardization of history.
17) Given his antiquarian proclivities, perhaps Lovecraft's depiction of the Shoggoths' bastardization of the Old Ones' art was inspired by the pictorial style introduced in Ancient Egypt during the reign of Akhenaten, "commonly known nowadays as the 'heretic king'" and whose "reign was excised from public record" after his death (Eaton-Krauss).
Superficially silly--literally, Looney Tunes--"The Commissssioners" is actually a through-going investigation of the subjects of democracy, power, and architecture as a process of mirror internalization and historical bastardization.
In main, Ralph is unable to reach Gurudeva's level of success due to his strong conviction that any mixing of Africans and Indians, their hybrid collaborations, would prove irrevocably the social bastardization of colonial subjects.
The old Pete would never countenance the wholesale bastardization of the American ideals by the rogue regime of George W.
O'Brien, possibly beer's most fanatical advocate, draws an extended timeline from beer's feminine beginnings through its corporate bastardization and finishes with a call to bring back small-scale brewing.
I thought your recent article "What Mainstream Media Can Learn from Jon Stewart" was one of the best analyses of the problem with the MSM news that I have read, especially with regard to what "balanced" and "straight news" used to mean and the bastardization of those terms by the current MSM.
If all editions represent a fusion of the subjective ideals of their authors, editors, and audiences, then one might profitably view Strick's Tropic of Cancer not as a bastardization or corporate sell-out, but as a unique reconstruction, neither more nor less "valid" than the variant second Obelisk edition of Tropic of Cancer, for one instance, or the first pirated Lotus Press edition, for another.