Marching Powder

A regionally popular term for cocaine; often also Colombian or Bolivian marching powder
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Colombian marching powder, which is funny since she talks so fast anyway.
It may be undesirable that anyone takes cocaine, or any other drug of a similar kind, but that is not a question of sporting interest alone, and in any event, an athlete who takes cocaine is actually giving his opponents an advantage, as snorting the old Bolivian marching powder is a performance de-enhancing drug, which tends to impede and not improve sporting performance.
5 million worth of the old Colombian marching powder back to Britain?
I can remember watching England versus Holland at Wembley 20 years ago, and the wellheeled, middle-aged yobs sitting behind me were all perking themselves up with Bolivian marching powder.
The critics cited a few cliches and a persistent tameness: "This book seems to have been composed not on Bolivian marching powder but on chamomile tea," noted the New York Times.
Stranger still, when the results came from the police lab, it turned out it was not Colombian marching powder, as both I and the investigating officers were sure it must be, indeed not any kind of narcotics at all.
The future looked a little bleak for the one-time Wimbledon semi-finalist until it transpired that rather than having been a knowing substance abuser, he was, in fact, merely the victim of the inappropriate advances of a woman called Pamela in a Florida nightclub, who had kissed him so often and so vigorously that she had contaminated the poor lamb with a positive dose of the old Colombian marching powder.
Those forced by circumstance to take a Saturday evening train into Liverpool will see the collateral damage already taken on the young Dawn of the Dead "fun" crowd after hours of glugging cheap carry-out WKDs and Wife Beater in the living room and bedrooms beforehand (with maybe some Colombian marching powder - that's now cheaper than a pint - snorted up as a chaser in between).
But had George been caught snorting Colombian marching powder, had Winston favoured a spliff instead of a cigar - yep, you guessed it.
OF the three men arrested at Newmarket on 2,000 Guineas day and due in court next month on charges of assault and intent to resist arrest one was also charged with possession of Bob Marley's favourite tobacco and another with having the old Colombian marching powder.
Dating tramp-like junkies in trilbies, he didn't quite add, is His way of saying that the Colombian marching powder is probably affecting your judgement.
Dr Beck said: "He was reading about the great train robbers, the Krays and Marching Powder, a book about drug dealing in Colombia.