10. Election Lexicon

10. Election Lexicon

By Helen Zaltzman

The Allusionist

Tuesday, 5 May

On the eve of the 2015 General Election in the UK, take a jaunt through the etymology of election-related words. Find out why casting a vote should be more like basketball, and why polling is hairy.

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