The right-wing explanation for this is that the media kept making excuses for Obama, and that acorn stole the election anyway.
I have nothing to do with acorn— Yeah, what were the facts on that?
This was beside the point, Breitbart argued, because acorn was “caught red-handed.”
Perhaps nowhere has an acorn spin-off been as successful as one has in New York City.
acorn is just the latest example of how conservative media love to blast The New York Times for its shortcomings.
There is another kind of chesnuts, which are called the acorn chesnuts, as they are shaped like an acorn, and grow in such a cup.
The great Oak had once been small—indeed, an acorn had been its cradle.
“acorn Island is just the finest kind of a place for a camp,” said the enthusiastic Jess.
It was like an acorn with the cup taken off in shape, and of a reddish-brown colour.
Little Mr Field Mouse ran to the root and poked his nose under after the acorn, and there he saw a small round hole in the ground.
Old English æcern "nut," common Germanic (cf. Old Norse akarn, Dutch aker, Low German ecker "acorn," German Ecker, Gothic akran "fruit"), originally the mast of any forest tree, and ultimately related (via notion of "fruit of the open or unenclosed land") to Old English æcer "open land," Gothic akrs "field," Old French aigrun "fruits and vegetables" (from a Germanic source); see acre.
The sense gradually restricted in Low German, Scandinavian, and English to the most important of the forest produce for feeding swine, the mast of the oak tree. Spelling changed 15c.-16c. by folk etymology association with oak (Old English ac) and corn (n.1).