Why does he say "Sixteen hundred and sixty seven", not use thousand?
Using "hundreds" to describe "thousands" is common in English and originates from English spoken in the Middle Ages. People back then likely used "hundreds" to refer to numerals that were in the thousands because it was simpler. Today, it is still common to use this when talking about numerals in the thousands. However this is usually only used for quantities between 1,100 and 9,900, or eleven hundred to ninety-nine hundred. Ex: Rent in the city is expensive. It can be around twelve hundred dollars per month.
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