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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.
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There's Cain's, Bombardier, Spitfire, London Pride, Worthington's, Bass, and - our favourite for the night - the nutty and pokily strong Old Speckled Hen.
In a nutshell: A belabored depiction of the network's fledgling days is old news, and the filmmakers are surprised by the network's financial woes (looks like it's true: Liberals shouldn't be trusted with money), which turns the film into a dull business story, pokily explicated.