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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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All this means is that the Kurds will soon cut the umbilical cord that keeps it reliant on Baghdad.
Paramedics arrived minutes later at their home in Tantobie, near Stanley, to cut the umbilical cord.
The maid claimed that she cut the umbilical cord using a knife.
We were 99% sure we were having a girl and then we still didn't know until they cut the umbilical cord and then saw the shock on everybody's faces.
Dr Weeks said: "At present if medical staff are concerned about a baby's breathing they have to cut the umbilical cord in order to move the baby to a resuscitator.
So he was very excitedwhen the gynaecologist asked him to cut the umbilical cord.
Doctors were sent to the airport to cut the umbilical cord as the mother delivered a healthy boy weighing 3 kg in the transit lounge.
I cut the umbilical cord with a knife as it was around the baby's neck.
If I ever have a son, the first thing I'm going to do is sit him down and make him watch videos of Taylor and Tiger in action (I might let them cut the umbilical cord off first).
So much so that he may even be ready to cut the umbilical cord and move out of his mum's place.
Shortly after the birth, paramedics arrived who were able to take over and cut the umbilical cord and check over the newborn, who weighed in at 5lb 15oz.