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It's about three-and-a-half times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 1,000 is 3.680 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.2720 times that amount.
(Bliss text)
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered November 19, 1863, at the postwar dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, lasted just over two minutes and contained an estimated (the exact wording of the original speech is disputed) 272 words. Lincoln wrote five (5) drafts of the speech, which are known today by the last names of the original recipients.
It's about five times the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, 1,000 is 4.850 times the count of Bones in the Human Body, and the count of Bones in the Human Body is 0.2060 times that amount.
(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
It's about one-fifth the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 1,000 is 0.18680 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 5.3530 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about five-and-a-half times the number of John Wayne films.
In other words, 1,000 is 5.620 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 0.1780 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "Duke", a.k.a. JW, a.k.a. Marion Mitchell Morrison, a.k.a. Marion Robert Morrison, a.k.a. Duke Morrison) (films starring the actor in any size role)
It's about seven times the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 1,000 is 6.850 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 0.1460 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)
Astronomers and other scientists have confirmed the presence of 146 moons orbiting the major planets of our Solar System. About one third of those moons — 53 — are in orbit around the planet Saturn
It's about seven-and-a-half times the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, 1,000 is 7.410 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 0.1350 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Union Terminal; a.k.a. Joint Station; a.k.a. Union Depot) (2016 figures)
It's about one-tenth the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, 1,000 is 0.120 times the count of Blue Whales in the World, and the count of Blue Whales in the World is 8.30 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)