Word Root - Thomas Bowdler (1754-1825), English editor who censored and published Shakespeare's writings for family reading.
note 'bow' sound in it.. relate it to your dog. Imagine, you are recording a tape. your dog barked twice or thrice in between.. you will edit and omit it because its indelicate
BORDERLIZE by BULLDOZERIZE (removie indelicate or extra parts)
bowdlerize it's ending sounds like re-size.make it shorten
bowdlerize = bawdy + 'del'erize i.e delete and edit all the bawdy (obscene) parts
Sounds like 'Bulldozer' which is used to remove unwanted parts.