- A Pole is someone who comes from Poland. In English, Polack is an offensive term.
- Polevaulting is a sport where the person competing uses a long flexible pole to aid them in getting over a horizontal bar.
- Poledancing used to be what strippers did but it is now a sport where one gets flexible around a pole
- A fireman’s pole is the pole the metal or wooden poll that fire officers would slide down in the event of an alarm. It allowed them to get going much more quickly.
- A polecat is a species of weasel
- A straw poll is an informal poll
- A tin poll is an informal poll
- A Gallup poll is a formal poll but does not have to be undertaken by the Gallup group.
- opinion polls can also be called surveys.
- The Nielson ratings are used to determine audience demographics for television programmes