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.
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.
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 one party stalwart could still growl: "Rather have George Brown drunk than Harold Wilson sober." 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.
Dr Beck said: "He was reading about the great train robbers, the Krays and Marching Powder, a book about drug dealing in Colombia.
Not every Premiership footballer's idea of a good night out is to swig Cristal Champagne while snorting the Colombian marching powder through a pounds 20 note before making some unsuspecting woman's life hell later on.
Ironic, then, that she found herself behind bars in a prison where most of the inmates, as well as half the warders, are sex-crazed smack heads, permanently smashed out of their brains on Colombian marching powder or home-made hooch.
If you like this you'll love: Marching Powder by Rusty Young
Marching Powder is a prison story with a difference--mainly due to the prison in which it's set.
Perhaps revelations about Bush's drunk-driving will raise new questions about his rumoured snorting of Bolivian Army Marching Powder in his delayed adolescence 25 years ago.
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