ticktock
 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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