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Word of the Day 01/17/21 Psephology

Psephology (noun)
psephology [ see-fol-uh-jee ]


noun
1. the study of elections.

OTHER WORDS FROM PSEPHOLOGY
pse·pho·log·i·cal [‐fuh-loj-i-kuhl], adjective
pse·phol·o·gist, noun

Origin: 1950–55; < Greek psêpho(s) pebble + -logy; so called from the Athenian custom of casting votes by means of pebbles

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

I bet psephologists around the country will be studying the US election for years to come...
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