請問,為什麼弊端揭發/告密是Whistle-Blowing?

請問,為什麼弊端揭發/告密是Whistle-Blowing?有典故的嗎?

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  • 9 years ago
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    從前歐洲警察發現歹徒,立刻吹哨子 - blow the whistle。 所以 blow the whistle 就成了「揭㢢示警」,whistle blower 就是「揭㢢者」。

    2011-09-12 13:33:56 補充:

    whistle blowing 就是「揭㢢」這件事。

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