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Natural News: where you can buy a hoax
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"Chemical
noun
A compound or substance that has been purified or prepared, especially artificially.
‘never mix disinfectant with other chemicals’
‘controversy arose over treatment of apples with this chemical’"

As can be seen from the Oxford Dictionary definition above the noun, chemical, is a slippery term. Almost any substance can be used as a chemical. Any substance intended to invoke changes in other substance(s) can be a chemical. It is technically correct to say,"lemon juice squeezed from a fresh lemon is a reasonably effective chemical insect repellent." On the other hand an incorrect statement would be, "I don't use chemical insect repellants. I use lemon juice instead." Claims made using slippery words such as chemical should always be viewed with skepticism.

Lemon juice is obviously a chemical since it is prepared (squeezed from a lemon) and purified (separated from peelings, pulp, seeds, etc.).
I dream of an America where a chicken can cross the road without having it's motives questioned.
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