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Chris -- 2018-04-11
I’d gladly face almost any danger to be a photographer for Natural Geographic.
and many more.
Unless there is a magazine called Natural Geographic?
On the plain in Spain where it mainly rains.
Even if there is another mag of that name, most of the hits won’t be about it. An excellent eggcorn. What’s national about it these days, anyway? Whereas a large proportion of the articles focus on some aspect of nature (as opposed e.g. to human societies, which one might consider artificial. “Natural” is one of the hardest words I know to define usefully: too often it means “I want to sell it to you”, or else, in the negative form “unnatural”, “I want you to depreciate if not despise this thing that my opponent advocates/wants to sell”.)
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .