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CORD, measures. A cord of wood must, when the wood is piled close, measure eight feet by four, and the wood must be four feet long. There are various local regulations in our principal cities as to the manner in which wood shall be measured and sold.

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I could not cut the cord of my first two children because they were born by Caesarean and this is probably the last time I will get the chance.
I cut the cord and when they handed him to her I saw Fi literally fall in love.
Smaller households, with just one or two residents, are more likely to cut the cord than larger households
I wrapped the baby in a towel and didn't cut the cord.
According to the Yankee Group, 12 percent of adults aged 18 to 24 have cut the cord to go wireless and another 28 percent plan to do so in the next five years.
Julian Beard, Fayette County Urban County Government's Economic Development Director, will officially cut the cord at the 3125 West Broadway location.
Rather like it did Mick when long-suffering Jerry Hall finally cut the cord.
They cut the cord and handed Jodie, who weighed 6lbs 8oz and was 10 days overdue, back to her mum.
VoX's broadband voice service is a great solution for any home or small business customer who wants to cut the cord with their local service provider.
Why else would Sunny the porter chase after her and cut the cord himself - rather than face going back to find a proper midwife?
Meanwhile, 15 percent say they aren't quite ready to cut the cord, though they say they are somewhat likely to let go of their landline phone.
Our fuel cell systems literally cut the cord to electrical dependence," said James Kaschmitter, CEO of UltraCell.