n.— «As to whether he backed Mr. Geithner’s decision to introduce the bank bailout plan before arriving at specifics, Mr. Summers, well schooled in Washington’s ways, invoked newspaper slang for behind-the-scenes tales. “I just don’t do ticktock,” he said flatly.» —“In a World Not Wholly Cooperative, Obama’s Top Economist Makes Do” by Sheryl Gay Stolberg New York Times Feb. 16, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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