Take James Carville, who, swigging Coc' cola and playing the mad Cajun, spurred buttermilk-biscuit glamour to new heights.
Changing the cola formula has two great advantages over other potential cuts: it is automatic, and it is very gradual.
Consequently, the December cola increase would have to be paid retroactively.
The cola increase, which is designed to offset inflation and other economic factors, was cleared last year without incident.
Pondering long how to reach the public, cola seems to have bethought himself of this humble instrument of art.
The chronicler of the life of cola, however, takes no notice of this ceremony.
He was near—perhaps he was dead and his spirit had come to take her spirit by the hand and call her cola—friend.
Then cola, fully restored to himself, prepared to meet his foes.
From that bloody clay, and that inward prayer, cola di Rienzi rose a new being.
Messer Arimbaldo could not endure to be absent from cola di Rienzi.
1795, genus of trees native to west Africa and introduced in New World tropics, Latinized form of a West African name of the tree (cf. Temne kola, Mandingo kolo). Meaning "carbonated soft drink" is 1920, short for Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola.
punctuation mark, 1540s, from Latin colon "part of a poem," from Greek kolon (with a long initial -o-) "part of a verse," literally "limb," from PIE root *(s)kel- "to bend, crooked" (see scalene). Meaning evolved from "independent clause" to punctuation mark that sets it off.
"large intestine," late 14c., from Greek kolon (with a short initial -o-) "large intestine, food, meat," of unknown origin.
colon co·lon (kō'lən)
n. pl. co·lons or co·la (-lə)
The division of the large intestine extending from the cecum to the rectum.
The longest part of the large intestine, extending from the cecum to the rectum. Water and electrolytes are absorbed, solidified, and prepared for elimination as feces in the colon. The colon also contains bacteria that help in the body's absorption of nutrients from digested material.
A punctuation mark (:) used to introduce a description, an explanation, or a list. For example, “She would own only one kind of pet: a Siamese cat” and “The little boy announced that he wanted the following for his birthday: two sweaters, a new tent, and three toy cars.”
[second sense a wordplay on Coca-Cola, a trademark]