Cold Towel

Cold Towel

A slang term meaning to wait or put off a decision. For example, an employee may cold towel a decision on a project until he returns from vacation.
References in classic literature ?
Which am I to turn over -- oh, mercy, try the cold towel again, and tell me which -- the dish or the frying-pan?
There's you, basking in the sun on the top deck of a luxurious cruise ship, glass of champagne in hand and butler standing by with a cold towel to help you keep your cool.
The welcome ritual includes a hibiscus drink and a cold towel for the hands.
My mum took me home and put a cold towel over the area but I could see the blisters emerge.
Wrapping a cold towel around his neck during changeovers, Djokovic was brilliant through two sets, then faltered in the third, showing frustration by spiking a racket so hard he mangled it.
Guests also receive a welcome cocktail, cold towel service upon arrival, private check-in, bottle of wine in room upon arrival and much more.
The mask is left for 20 minutes and once it is removed, the face is wiped with a cold towel, to let the mask effect last longer.
Before starting what was set to be an amazing eating out experience, a waiter presented me with an oshibori (hot or cold towel depending on the season) to wipe my hands.
White sand and beautifully warm waters mean you can relax here for hours on end, knowing that a drink or cold towel for cooling down is only a small wave away.
After the hot bath, stand up and take the cold towel from the ice water bath.
8226; Welcome drink with refreshing cold towel upon arrival
We estimate that the market size is more than $1 billion for a cold towel that bundles the market-specific requirements including efficacy, portability, convenience, and quality.