Wetlands protected under the “Clean Water Act of 1972” are being polluted with birch beer precursor chemicals.
birch, often called the “first victim of the Cold War,” became a martyr for the far right.
That proposal was advanced by two Democratic legislators, Senator birch Bayh and Congressman Emmanuel Celler.
Russians believe the best way to dry out from vodka saturation is with a sauna session and a beating with birch branches.
It was birch who took Gilbert and George to China, a trip on which Compston was invited, missed the plane, and came along later.
He gave him the piece of birch bark bearing the mystic sign.
His birch canoe, paddled by Indian guides, glided over solitary waters hundreds of leagues beyond the remotest frontier stations.
The fine loose scaly bark of birch is set on fire, and immediately quenched in water.
Taking Indian guides with him, he commenced tours in various directions, paddled by Indians in the birch bark canoe.
Pat them into water, and wash them with a birch broom till quite clean.
Old English berc, beorc (also the name of the rune for "b"), from Proto-Germanic *berkjon (cf. Old Saxon birka, Old Norse börk, Danish birk, Swedish björk, Middle Dutch berke, Dutch berk, Old High German birihha, German Birke), from PIE *bhergo (cf. Ossetian barz, Old Church Slavonic breza, Russian bereza, Lithuanian beržas, Sanskrit bhurjah, Latin farnus, fraxinus "mountain ash"), from root *bhereg- "to gleam, white." Meaning "bunch of birch twigs used for flogging" (1640s) led to verb meaning "to flog" (1830). Related: Birched; birching. Birch beer is by 1827, American English.