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A fern with long, slender fronds.
- ‘Thanks to a cool, moist climate, magnificent stands of sword fern grow in great sweeps on forest floors and form delicate tufts of green lace on rocky cliffs.’
- ‘In these beds, I planted sword ferns and vine maples, like those growing wild nearby.’
- ‘For dry shade, consider bush anemone, Pacific Coast iris, or Western sword fern.’
- ‘Some had fronds (fresh and/or dried) of sword fern woven into the structure.’
- ‘Ornamental grasses, sword ferns, and heathers are good choices.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.