Cord

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Cord

A unit of volume used to measure quantities of firewood in Canada and the United States. The cord is equivalent to 3.62 cubic meters.
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RoSPA does not recommend cutting cords as a short-term solution as cutting the cord in the wrong place may lead to one cord becoming a lot longer which increases the risk of entanglement.
Following the recently announced plans by HBO and CBS to distribute their over-the-top (OTT) content more aggressively, I had a thought: Is cutting the cord more pervasive, as one might expect, among younger users, or is it happening more quickly with older demographics as well?