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It's about forty times the number of Beatles Songs
In other words, 12,000 is 38.80 times the count of Beatles Songs, and the count of Beatles Songs is 0.0258 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Beatles) (1958 thru 1996)
It's about 40 times the number of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body
In other words, the count of Vertebrae in a Snake's Body is 0.03 times 12,000.
(Serpentes) (Approximate)
Most snakes have 300 or more vertebrae, sometimes as many as 400. There are over 3,400 distinct species of snakes in the world.
It's about 45 times the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States
In other words, 12,000 is 43.50 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 0.023 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
It's about 45 times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address
In other words, 12,000 is 44.10 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 0.0227 times that amount.
(Bliss text)
It's about one-fiftieth the number of Words in War and Peace
In other words, 12,000 is 0.0204329 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 48.94070 times that amount.
(1869) (1968 Ann Dunnigan translation, New American Library)
It's about 60 times the number of Bones in the Human Body
In other words, 12,000 is 58.30 times the count of Bones in the Human Body, and the count of Bones in the Human Body is 0.0172 times that amount.
(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
It's about 65 times the number of John Wayne films
In other words, 12,000 is 67.40 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 0.0148 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)