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A cool modern look has turned a dark and poky house into one that's bright and welcoming.
Before I had this office, I had what amounted to a poky room which meant that when constituents came to see me we were unable to have a conversation without others being present.
All those hours slaving away in a poky garret, just for this
Dark and airless, this tenement-housing apartment has not been rendered unlivable so much as exposed for how unlivable it always was, what with its oppressively low ceilings, poky rooms, minuscule hallways, and claustrophobic bathroom.
Since they started in a poky little studio ten years ago, the careers of Armada's Tom Findlay and Andy Cato have rocketed.
It was such a big effort; he was going to be a bit poky after the race, especially after all the travelling, because it has been quite an ordeal for him.
To contemporary clubgoers, the loping gait of the floor-fillers may seem poky, but what these tracks lack in beats per minute, they make up for in creative spark.
Oscar Kaufmann, for example, had designed important theatres in Berlin; after being displaced from his smart Schoneberg flat to a poky room in Tel Aviv he was almost starved of work, and returned to Budapest and further persecution.
If all cars travel at a poky 5 miles per hour or less, a dirt road will remain flat.
The other letter waiting for me in the poky office that still said 'Undersecretary, Min of Ag & Fish' on the door was more promising.
Tonight's episode is a little poky, emphasizing deadpan humor over the quixotic banality of evil, but future episodes are more goofily inspired: Check out Andy, a gun trained on him, break out into mild-mannered rage after taking umbrage at being dismissed as a "bookkeeper.
They face a different proposition away from their poky Roots Hall ground, however, against a Spurs side who have won their last 10 home games and rattled in 12 goals in their previous four matches.