1) The new shade from Crayola chosen to represent the angst of Generation X.

(To be sung to Gray skies are gonna clear up. Put on a happy face.)

Crapola skies aren't gonna clear up. Put on your angst-filled face. Brush off the bagel crumbs and peer up. It's crapola coming your way. Get used to that gloomy mask of tragedy Cause it's here to stay. Now that mommy and daddy Aren't paying the way.

2) What you say when something doesn't go your way.

Oh, crapola. I forgot about that!

Dictionary of american slang with examples. .

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  • crapola — n. same as {bullshit}. [vulgar] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crapola — 1. noun Stuff of poor quality or little importance. My junk drawer is full of all sorts of crapola. Syn: crap 2. adjective Feeling sick or bad. You can eat badly and feel crapola or eat healthily and feel great. The choice is yours …   Wiktionary

  • crapola — noun Etymology: 2crap + ola, suffix forming jocular variants of words Date: 1941 slang nonsense, rubbish; also stuff 4b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crapola — /kra poh leuh/, n. Slang. crap1 (def. 2). [CRAP1 + OLA] * * * …   Universalium

  • Crapola — rubbish; nonsense (originally US slang (1960s)) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • crapola — Australian Slang rubbish; nonsense (originally US slang (1960s)) …   English dialects glossary

  • crapola — n. (USA Slang) nonsense …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crapola — crap·o·la …   English syllables

  • crapola — crap•o•la [[t]kræˈpoʊ lə[/t]] n. Slang. crap I, 2) • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • crapola — /kræpˈoʊlə/ (say krap ohluh) noun Colloquial nonsense; rubbish. {crap + ola, modelled on payola} …   Australian English dictionary

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