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hanging

A method of judicial execution or of committing suicide. Judicial hanging by the drop method causes separation (disarticulation) of the upper neck vertebrae and severance of the spinal cord. Suicidal hanging usually causes death by strangulation.
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Out come all the reasons again why hanging is the silver bullet for murder - but, of course, those in favour of the death penalty have no idea of what they are really calling for, or who they intend to hang.
I automatically thought that hanging meant showing the act of suicide even if as performance.
A survey of a child's room in the dark, or with lights on, discloses interesting hanging sites, means of attachment and unusual items drafted for hanging, all useful clues for the advancement of the "hanging arts" in school.
Hanging lining paper vertically If you do hang the lining paper vertically, start fromthe place where you are going to hang the first length of wallpaper and hang a half-width of lining paper.
Firstly, if any youths were hanging around my home, they would clearly be lost and in need of assistance.
The researchers found that, when the hanging bug was 20 centimeters from a plant, a bat located the bug about 80 percent of the time.
The Nimble Arts form of injury prevention, which focuses on keeping the shoulders safe while hanging, and proper posturing in the air, "makes you more successful and promotes less wear and tear on the body."
The Interior Ministry, which is responsible for implementing death sentences by hanging, has started importing ropes used for this purpose from Egypt after England stopped manufacturing them.
The form of a sheet hanging from a branch plays off that of a log suspended from another branch that juts out at the viewer, which in turn echoes the flashlight the boy holds.
What caused the CD to light up a spot on the hanging paper?
But on his free time, he enjoys soaring up to 60 mph, up to 5,000 feet in the air, hanging on to what amounts to a giant kite.