Where does the phrase 'Sweet Home Alabama' come from?

Answer It comes from the Lynyrd Skynyrd song which predates the movie of the same name by nearly 30 years.Georgia also uses a song on the signs when you enter the state. "We're glad that Georgia is on yo... Read More »

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Where does mahogany wood come from?

Mahogany is native to the everglade region of Florida, the Caribbean, South America, India, Indonesia and other tropical and subtropical forests across the world. Mahogany is often used in making f... Read More »

Where does exotic wood come from?

On One Hand: It's Grown in the United StatesAlthough there is no standard definition for the term exotic wood, exotic wood is any wood that is considered rare or not indigenous to your area. That i... Read More »

Where does balsa wood come from?

Popular among woodworkers and model makers, balsa wood, Ochroma pyramidale, is native to the tropical climates of South America and is found throughout the continent. Balsa wood, also referred to a... Read More »

Where does camphor wood come from?

Camphor wood comes from the aromatic wood of Cinnamomum camphora, the camphor tree. It is an evergreen that grows naturally in eastern Asia. However, it is cultivated as an ornamental plant in the ... Read More »