Recent Examples of guesstimate from the Web
The Park Service stopped estimating crowd sizes after it was sued in 1995 by the organizers of the Million Man March, who claimed the march attracted more than four times the official guesstimate of 400,000.
The document says there are no U.S. estimates of the feral hog population based on scientific data but guesstimates suggest a national population of 8 million to 9 million.
But in February Harry Enten made a credible rough guesstimate: Since 2012 (or when most states instituted the current House district lines), Republicans have won, on average, 51 percent of the two-party House vote and 55 percent of House seats.
Savage derived it by combining a good-faith guesstimate by researcher and noted eccentric T.D. Luckey with a textbook’s reasonable, but unsupported human cell count.
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