Cord

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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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Any father who has taken part in the time-honored ritual of cutting the umbilical cord in the delivery room knows it is filled with dark red blood.
The findings of the international review led by La Trobe University are in conflict with the standard practice in many Western countries of clamping and cutting the umbilical cord within a minute of birth.
Therefore it is fantastic to have some way of cutting the umbilical cord with work once the shooting season's done and dusted.