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Re: Tickers and dekkos

Posted by James Briggs on August 13, 2003

In Reply to: Tickers and dekkos posted by DH on August 13, 2003

: Re TV graphics "...to help all you homeys and honeys add a new flava to your tickers and dekkos"

: Would appreciate some input here. By "homeys and honeys," is more meant than "guys and gals"?

: "flava" obviously means "flavor," but is a ticker the same as a crawler? As far as I can tell, "dekko" is a quick look. Could that mean a brief excposure in a commerical slot?

: Thanks for your itnerest -- DH

'Dekko'/'Decko' is indeed a look. It comes from the Hindi 'dekho' meaning 'look!'. Late 19thC and clearly brought back from India by British troops.