A thousand posts – so what? Were any of them worth reading? That's what matters. Take this one, for instance.
A thousand pounds a year. In the sixties it was my definition of success. Now it's four months' wine bill.
A thousand ages in thy sight
Are like an evening gone
Short as the watch that ends the night
Before the rising sun.
Verse from Oh God Our Help In Ages Past
Hundreds and thousands. Multi-coloured granules for decorating sticky buns. To please the eye rather than the palate. A confectionery fraud.
M. A fairly simple Roman date.
Fahsen'. Cockney utters unimaginably huge figure.
1000 AD. Birth of Adalbert, Duke of Lorraine. To be safe, add "circa".
Grand. Useful addition to the world's vocabulary, courtesy the USA.
K. Slightly less useful addition, courtesy the metric system fans.
1000 cc. A large motorbike engine.
Thousand years. Gives rise to a word many find hard to spell.
Thousand (etym.). OE - püsend, Proto-German - püsundi, plus many more, all equally boring.
Twenty-thousand Leagues Under The Sea. Brownie points if you've read it.
Thousand Foot Krutch. Canadian rock band famous for The End Is Where We Begin. Famous?
Mahler. Symphony No 8. Also known as: Symphony For A XXXXXXXX (Fill in the last word yourself)
A thousand times a thousand times a thousand. The present-day billion debased by the USA. Previously, courtesy the UK, it had twelve zeroes.
** I'm off on a teeny-tiny adventure. I'd be inclined to wish you all the peace of God that passeth all understanding. If it didn't sound uncomfortably like permanent oblivion.