Also, count heads. Reckon up the number of those present. For example, The theater seemed only half-full, so the producer decided to count noses, or Our tour leader was always careful to count heads before the bus started off. This idiom was originally put as tell noses. [Mid-1600s]
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In other words, the free speech exhibited by the folks at Charlie Hebdo was not virtuous—until there was a body count.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Walking Dead piled up an impressive body count in 2014, with Lizzie, Hershel, and Beth among its major casualties.The Red Viper, Zoe Barnes, and the Best Fictional Deaths of 2014|Melissa Leon|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But as one Jordanian intelligence source told The Daily Beast, “we know ISIS and we know that for it women do not normally count.”
I do not believe we have a current count of fugitives for publication, but will inquire.
The ad would then count as a coordinated communication and would be subject to strict spending limits.
When the reserve transfers are completed checks in transit can no longer count as reserves.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
Francesco Bussone di Carmagnola, count de Castlenuovo, executed.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
This is a big country, but you can count on the fingers of one hand the places where a man can spend money.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
His Shop is the Randenvous of spitting, where men dialogue with their noses, and their conversation is smoke.
He was thrashed at home by Aunty Rosa on the same count, and then the placard was produced.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling