verb [ with obj. ]
1 vernacular modify so as to make distinct from parent, separate from tradition, in an effort to modernise and improve, typically by extraneous elements or replacing them.
2 corrupt or debase (something such as a language or art form), typically by adding new elements.
3 archaic declare (someone) illegitimate.
Obsessed with graphic design [history], and cultural phenomena. Always asking 'why?' and looking for new talent. Design, words, ideas, and technology. Politics, economics, and general news, too, sometimes. Amsterdam-based, but blogging about everywhere.