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Re: Tick-tock

Posted by ESC on March 18, 2009 at 18:06

In Reply to: Tick-tock posted by Brian from Shawnee on March 18, 2009 at 17:26:

: White House press secretary Robert Gibbs responded yesterday to a reporter's request for when the Administration knew something, and when they knew, it by saying "I don't have a particular tick-tock in front of me. And, obviously, I was not involved in all of those conversations."

: That's a new one on me, and I expect to hear it a lot where I would have heard "time frame" in the past.

Journalism talk. I guess it means chronology or maybe all the steps/events leading up to something.