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poky

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the Chiefly US and Canadian slang prison
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| I USUALLY love property makeover shows and Your Home Made Perfect on BBC2 boasted a great gimmick - couples sick of their drab, poky interiors were given a glimpse of how things could look via cutting edge virtual reality glasses.
Fake windows aren't always a good fit but in poky office interiors and dark, dismal basements, any window - even a fake one - can provide respite.
Upstairs the poky little attics are still to be seen, with their white-washed wooden beams and low ceilings!'' He goes on to tell his readers that in the days when Cardiff was a sleepy little market town, builders were not allowed to build house to house, and "if you venture into the back of the Horse and Groom you will find one of these narrow separating passages left amid Cardiff 's modernity.
MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS, THE RED BALLOON, WHERE THE WILP THINGS ARE, THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, THE POKY LITTLE PUPPY, FREPERICK and THE SNOWY DAY.
Reddit user (https://www.reddit.com/r/TheSilphRoad/comments/60u2ge/confirmation_that_evolution_items_can_still_be/df9kopl/) keepcrazy stated: "I spin a minimum of 10 poky stops [sic] a day...
While the word "cottage" might conjure up images of small, dark and poky homes, nothing could be further from the truth at Roundhill: it's light and airy, with lots of windows and patio doors, while the dramatic front entrance has double height windows above the double doors that allow light to flood into the house.
Think about its position - placing any mirror opposite a window can help to transform a dark, poky corner in a light and calm space.
From genuine miso paste to Poky sticks, traditional sake to bento boxes, the shop is a haven for eastern epicures.
No 10, which they thought too poky. The smell of smoke still lingered, and the new PM announced: "I won't sleep in Ken Clarke's bed." A replacement had to be shipped from their home in Islington.
In this tutorial will use the current latest release "Jocto Poky 2.0.14.0.0 codename Jethro".
When most people imagine a flat above a shop, their mind turns to small, poky and dimly-lit rooms - however, this three-bedroom flat proves you should never judge a book by its cover.
In the late 1950s into the late '60s, a firm in Pocahontas, Iowa, manufactured a product similar to the Blitz Fogger (see "The Blitz Fogger," Farm Collector, April 2015) called the "Poky Smoker." In 1958, we were moving to a farm where the previous tenants were quite unsanitary.