[78-L] "Natural"? OT?
dwsanderson685 at roadrunner.com.invalid
Tue Sep 2 07:22:12 PDT 2014
On 9/2/2014 10:07 AM, Bud Black wrote:
> Hey....could be an alternative to "supernatural.
> Sent from my iPad
> On Sep 2, 2014, at 8:32 AM, Don Cox <doncox at enterprise.net.invalid> wrote:
>> On 01/09/2014, Julian Vein wrote:
>>> What is the significance of the use of the adjective "natural" in song
>>> lyrics? For instance, "natural town"; "natural child"; "natural man".
>> A "natural child" is one born out of wedlock, as opposed to a formally
>> correct child.
>> Don Cox
Lots of different meanings, yes.
Elizabethan/Shakespeare "natural" = "foolish, simple-minded", as
"natural fool." I was astounded years ago when an old Maine friend
pointed at someone along the road and said "That fellow looks natural."
If I hadn't read Shakespeare I'd never have known what he meant.
East Waterford Maine
dwsanderson685 at roadrunner.com
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