He talks to Peter Lauria about today's tech-savvy CEOs, LeBron James, and cutting the cord.
His father was Wistar Janney, a CIA official, and, like cord Meyer and Allen Dulles, an American blueblood from a wealthy family.
And just now they are starting to cut the cord on cable service to the home.
On Monday, NPR reported on a new Mississippi law mandating the collection of cord blood from babies born to girls under 16.
Reluctantly, the stewardess fetches the cord, and Willie finishes lashing the vintage Gibsons into position.
The upper branch of the collecting tube is formed as an outgrowth from this cord.
Then he tied a cord round the neck of each sack and sealed it.
He wore the black cassock of the Recollets, the waist girded by a cord from which was suspended a cross and a book of devotions.
"The cord is slender, but there may be an enchantment in it," Fenrir said.
Ten bushels of quick lime, slaked with water or salt-brine previous to use, is enough for a cord of muck.
c.1300, from Old French corde "rope, string, twist, cord," from Latin chorda "string of a musical instrument, cat-gut," from Greek khorde "string, catgut, chord, cord," from PIE root *ghere- "intestine" (see yarn). As a measure of wood (eight feet long, four feet high and wide) first recorded 1610s, so called because it was measured with a cord of rope.
cord or chord (kôrd)
A long ropelike bodily structure, such as a nerve or tendon.