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Shake a Stick At

Where do we get the expression more than you can shake a stick at? It probably just derives from counting. Imagine herdsmen bringing in their cattle or sheep at the end of the day, pointing with a stick in order to do a headcount. This is part of a...

demoflush

demoflush  n.— «It was at that time the resort bought into a method using wastewater flows to track visitors. The method known as demoflush, a weighted average of sewage generation per visitor, helped estimate the number of people in town...