A timely word to ponder on Election Day

Betcha didn’t know that there’s a word for “the study of elections.”

There is, and appropriately Merriam-Webster has posted it as its “Word Of The Day.”

The word is psephology — pronounced see-fol-o-jee.

It is the scientific study of elections, the dictionary’s site asserts.

As in: “When a handful of elections tumble into a recount tonight, many political geeks will be transformed into amateur psephologists.”

Good word to impress your friends.

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