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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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that Corder was only required to follow the same religion-neutral policies as the other valedictorians," Judge Mary Beck Briscoe wrote on behalf of the panel.
Corder, 52, put the idea on the back burner while he worked on numerous other projects.
In the preface Jim Corder's work is called an "uncategorizable mix of West Texas expressivism, rhetorical theory, and process and postprocess composition theory" (p vii).
Corder said the priorities are to work "on some exciting changes to the structure and staff," notably selection of a successor to Elly Valas as chief executive officer, and enhancements to the semiannual NARDA Institute of Business Management, the NARDA Independent Retailer magazine and the fast-track 21st Century Retail Vision program.
"EW has to be fixed from the outside, "Corder said.
According to Corder, the maintenance of clean working environments is essential when producing, handling or preparing food -- from farms to kitchens, pathogens can easily be transferred between food handlers, equipment, surfaces and the food itself.
However, Prof Corder claims that it's the pips, not the skin of the grapes, that are the source of the health benefits of red wine.
BUZZING TIME: Anne Corder (left), shows pupils Benjamin Bentley and Kayli Howitt one of the frames from a bee hive during her visit (AC100309Abee-01)
Infinitely more enjoyable was Corder's contemporary choreography for La Baiser de la fee which produced a series of exquisite tableaux, magical costumes and cuttingly sharp dance which is what we want from this company.
London-born Corder, 52, became a member of the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden in 1973, later performing principal roles with some of the world's other finest classical ballet companies.
Its author, Professor Roger Corder, says that the way to a healthier, longer life is to eat fruit, berries, nuts and chocolate (yes, chocolate) and drink red wine every day.
"The garden's structures, including the Grand Cascade, will be transformed by one of the UK's leading lighting designers, Simon Corder.