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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.
At home it's hard to imagine such an old -fashioned gent as Pokey getting stuck into the White Stripes on his stereo but he says his musical choices have more to do with the quality than the genre.
There have been several long discussions about the Pokey Chatman issue the past few weeks on a popular industry message board and there is absolutely no consensus on how to handle the story except to say that it's something we need to spend a lot more time figuring out.
When Pokey and Jackie cross into the US, they are subjected to a barrage of invasive questions from over-eager customs and immigration agents (one, played by notorious punk singer Jello Biafra, goes on and on about how "The United States of America is my home.
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.
Respectful--have they ever heard of the Hokey Pokey or Chicken Dance?
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.
Cool air cools a snake down and makes it feel kind of pokey.
Cuddly Pals Big Pokey (Gund); Legoville Fire Station (Lego Systems); Magneatos (Guidecraft); Candy Land DVD (Milton Bradley); Read with Me DVD (Fisher-Price/Scholastic);
Dive into the world of "Hokey Pokey Pirates," a beautifully illustrated children's book that teaches the importance of family bonding in an imaginative and fun way.
Pokey and Tilly are assisted by the other applicants in their terrible task, including the horse named Tennessee Tyler, who "strummed his guitar and twittered tunefully: Love, you Tender Turkeys