Visual Vocabulary: Expurgate

Expurgate: Remove matter thought to be objectionable or unsuitable from a book or account. As in,“Every savvy high schooler knows that she (or he) needs to expurgate their notes once they are passed to avoid the dreaded read it aloud to the classroom punishment. Inspector Gadget taught them to self-destruct their communications, but since thats not possible in school, expurgation is a prime second option.

Visual Vocabulary: expurgate, Julie Rado Design

Visual Vocabulary: expurgate, Julie Rado Design

Didn't everyone get their lessons of how to be a secretive teenager from Inspector Gadget? Everything I needed to know, I learned from Nickelodeon.


Visual Vocabulary is a project I created for myself in which I attempt to sear new words into my memory by illustrating them. You can see all of them here, and read more about the process behind them here.