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poky

and pokey
1. n. jail; a jail cell. (Usually with the.) She spent a day in the poky.
2. mod. slow; lagging and inefficient. Hurry up! Don’t be so poky.

pokey

verb
See poky
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BettySoo | " Pokey LaFarge's current album, Something In The Water (Rounder Records), was issued earlier this year and features 12 songs, all but one - Tampa Red's All Night Long - written or co-written by Pokey.
Pokey said: "I was surprised that so many people have been listening to the album have bought it and know the songs.
On March 7, LSU women's basketball coach Pokey Chatman abruptly resigned because of an alleged inappropriate sexual relationship with aformer player.
This AGF Mutual Funds campaign was designed to create an awareness of retirement options among Canadians aged 50-plus, and portrayed such cultural icons as Gumby and Pokey, Spiderman and Santa Claus as new retirees.
Along the way, Pokey pays tribute to various musicians associated with the regions he travels through.
For pounds 200,000, you could have a pokey little dump in Brighton, no garden, traditional grumpy neighbours and run the risk of having your car stolen because you can only park it two miles from your house.
If his libido and nature get the best of him before the five-year probation is up, he could be tossed in the pokey for eight years.
Respectful--have they ever heard of the Hokey Pokey or Chicken Dance?
Toshiba's new model SDR1002 reads CDs at only 24X and records both write-once and rewritable media at what is nowadays a rather pokey 4X speed.
In another case, a young boy nicknamed Pokey managed to hang on to his personal Web site's domain name despite complaints from makers of Gumby and Pokey dolls.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't both of these cute, poll-tested soundbite maxims more chock-full of internal logic glitches than a sunblock sponsorship of the Carslbad Caverns by Pokey the Petrified Mule?
Mildly catatonic, slightly stuck-up, small-town barber Pokey (Don McKellar) is conned by an exuberant, immoral roadie (Valerie Buhagiar) into helping her transport a suspicious corpse across the border.
It depicted Saddam Hussein doing the hokey pokey to symbolize the way he was toying with U.
Over the years, Elmo has tickled America's funny bone, rocked out on his guitar, and even sang and danced to his own renditions of the Chicken Dance, Hokey Pokey, Y-M-C-A and Shout
MONDAY night at the Cluny sees an expanded Pokey LaFarge, now a five-piece, return to the Ouseburn venue for a Cluny/Jumpin' Hot Club promotion.