There was a sad Tory called Boris
With the acuity of a slow loris
He just hid in his bed,
poured lies from his head
and quoted from Homer and Horace.
Slow: from Middle English/ Old English meaning Sluggish, Inert, Slothful, Late, Tardy, Torpid, Blunt, Dull, Faint, Weak, Slack
Loris: from the Dutch, meaning Clown.
Homer and Horace: Other Classical sources are available
Other Selected (and highly selective) Synonyms for Slow: