Buzz Bissinger on whether the aging quarterback should play again after his release from the colts.
The colts story appears in The Power of Habit as part of a longer discussion of the role of belief in habit formation.
That meant that, in general, there was an expectation that the colts would win by seven points.
I was moved when he talked about all the members of the colts organization he would miss, even the equipment guys.
Game was wanting, and as they marched they killed one after another of their colts for food.
I saw the other colts led in, and I knew they were having a good feed.
News for you, Molly, said Kent, as soon as he could get the colts down to a conversation permitting trot.
The colts neighed when any one passed by, and galloped, galloped.
The boys, if not as wild as colts—that is, as wild as most boys would have been—were only the more deeply excited.
Here a Ranchman hired us to kill Black bear which were killing his colts.
Old English colt "colt," originally "young ass," in Biblical translations also used for "young camel," perhaps from Proto-Germanic *kultaz (cf. Swedish dialectal kult "young boar, piglet; boy," Danish kuld "offspring, brood") and akin to child. Applied to persons from early 13c.
COLT'S TOOTH An old fellow who marries, or keeps a young girl, is ſaid to have a colt's tooth in his head. ["Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue," 1796]
type of revolver, 1838, originally the manufacture of U.S. gunsmith Samuel Colt (1814-1862).