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  • I asked about the word and they said "you know what a paloma is right?"

    New, to me, slang...say what?

  • Apr 22nd, 2008 at 5: 40 pm allkindoffood la paloma is the place my coworkers always go for burritos and i find it to be pretty decent and cheap. it’s on 9th ave and 45th. might be too far, though maybe they’d deliver to that area.

    PROFILED: Midtown Lunch’er “Kayoko” | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • Made with tequila, lime and grapefruit soda - usually the citrus-flavored soft drink Squirt or Jarritos - the paloma is a bitter, sweet-and-sour concoction that's not as sweet as its cousin, the margarita.

    The Seattle Times

  • The paloma is a modest and simple drink, sort of like a rum and coke.

    The Seattle Times

  • A steady flow of emergency supplies was sent down Tuesday in a rocket-shaped metal tube called a "paloma," Spanish for dove.

    WSFA - Around Alabama

  • Though La Capilla is said to be the birthplace of the salty-rimmed "paloma," a tequila, lime and grapefruit soda mix that is Mexico's favorite tequila drink, Delgado insists the bar is a humble canteen and he is not familiar with cocktails.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Associated Press Rescuers stuff the paloma with supplies, then lower it via a pulley through a four-inch-diameter shaft leading down to the miners 'refuge.

    Technology Provides Help for Miners

  • Reuters The paloma has been big enough to carry several diminutive electronic devices to the miners, including three tiny projectors, allowing the miners to see films or videos of loved ones.

    Technology Provides Help for Miners

  • Martin Mejia/Associated Press Perhaps the most ingenious device developed by rescuers is the paloma -- or pigeon, as in carrier pigeon -- a five-foot-long hollow cylinder that works like a pneumatic tube.

    Technology Provides Help for Miners

  • Even though the paloma was dreamed up on the spot, the resupply process "is functioning like they've been doing it for years," said Clinton H. Cragg, principal engineer of the NASA Engineering and Safety Center, who was invited by Chile's government to visit the mine.

    Technology Provides Help for Miners

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  • Spanish for dove

    September 24, 2010