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It's about one-and-four-fifths times the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
In other words, the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is 0.56 times 85.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
A Great White Shark has 48 exposed teeth on their upper and lower jaws. Behind these exposed teeth are developing teeth — up to 300 in about 5 rows. The sharks will continuously lose and replace the exposed teeth throughout their lives.
It's about half the number of John Wayne films.
In other words, 85 is 0.478 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 2.09 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 two-fifths the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, 85 is 0.413 times the count of Bones in the Human Body, and the count of Bones in the Human Body is 2.42 times that amount.
(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
The adult human body contains 206 bones. A newborn's body contains more bones — 270 — with unfused bone segments in the legs, arms, head, and face.
It's about three times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.33 times 85.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
There are 28 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with sixteen cities having a population of one million or more, and 75% of the population living in an urban area.
It's about three-tenths the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 85 is 0.313 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 3.19 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 three-tenths the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 85 is 0.308 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 3.25 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
It's about three-tenths the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body.
In other words, the count of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body is 3 times 85.
(Serpentes) (Approximate)