There are one thousand of them in an inch

There are 1,000 "thousandths of an inch" in one inch. Hence the name.

Similarly, there are 100 "hundredths of an inch" to one inch, or 10 "tenths of an inch" to one inch, etc.

Similarly, there are 100 "hundredths of an inch" to one inch, or 10 "tenths of an inch" to one inch, etc.

Are you of Scandinavian or Polish descent by any chance ?

1000 1's = 1000 and 1/thousandth = 1 0f 1000 so there would be 1000 1/thousands in an inch.

1000 1's = 1000 and 1/thousandth = 1 0f 1000 so there would be 1000 1/thousands in an inch.