Posted by Brian from Shawnee on March 10, 2008 at 23:50:
In Reply to: Trying to oke-doke voters posted by ESC on March 10, 2008 at 20:33:
: March 10, 2008, 2:26 PM
: Clinton-Obama Ticket? Obama Says No Way
: From CBS News' Maria Gavrilovic:
: COLUMBIA, MISS. -- Barack Obama responded to the Hillary Clinton, who, along with her husband former President Bill Clinton, has floated the idea of a Clinton-Obama ticket - with Obama as the running mate - and accused her of trying to "hoodwink, bamboozle, and okey-doke" voters...
: http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2008/03/10/politics/fromtheroad/entry3921505.shtml%20Accessed%20March%2010, 2008.
: Oke-doke - A scam, con, deception. "I ain goin for the oke-doke." "Black Talk: Words and Phrases from the Hood to the Amen Corner" by Geneva Smitherman (Houghton Mifflin Co., New York, N.Y., 1994). Page 172.
I heard Willie Randolph, manager of the New York Mets, use "the ol' okey-doke" to explain a player's actions during a post-game press conference last year. Willie had to explain what it meant because most of the reporters weren't familiar with it.