Police believe the tally of potential Grim Sleeper victims is closer to 16.
The tally, based on 2,978 votes cast by Thursday morning in Pakistan: 75 percent, yes; 25 percent, no.
Giving the vampires 25 percent credit for newsstand sales, that delivers a tally of $21.5 million in just a single year.
mid-15c., "stick marked with notches to indicate amount owed or paid," from Anglo-French tallie (early 14c.), Anglo-Latin talea (late 12c.), from Medieval Latin tallia, from Latin talea "a cutting, rod, stick" (see tailor, and cf. sense history of score). Meaning "a thing that matches another" first recorded 1650s, said to be from practice of splitting a tally lengthwise, debtor and creditor each retaining one of the halves. Sports sense of "a total score" is from 1856.
mid-15c., from Medieval Latin talliare "to tax," from tallia (see tally (n.)). Related: Tallied; tallying.