100’s vs hundreds : Common Errors in English

About 100’s vs hundreds

It looks cheesy to spell “hundreds” as “100’s”; and it isn’t really logical because “100” doesn’t mean “hundred”—it means specifically “one hundred.”

100’s in News

  • Casper Fire-EMS asks for return of borrowed life jackets

    Fire Stations in the City of Casper have been inundated with requests for Life Jackets’s on this busy 4th of July weekend. Firefighters have had too deny 100’s of would be user’s over the last several weeks because we do not have any in stock.
    on July 2, 2013 Source: Casper Journal

hundreds in News

  1. Hundreds to take part in annual Twilight 5K

    Hundreds of people will take part in the annual Twilight 5K Thursday night in South Portland. The event is a fundraiser for the Maine Cancer Foundation and takes place at Southern Maine Community College. Each runner must raise at least $100 to help fight cancer. The race begins at 7 p.m. Last year, more than 750 runners took part and raised more than $120,000. WMTW News 8 is a proud sponsor of ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WMTW Portland

  2. Hundreds attend funeral for former Mayor Rudy Clay

    Hundreds of people, including the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Judge Greg Mathis, turned out in Gary for the funeral for former Mayor Rudy Clay.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: ABC 7 Chicago

  3. Hundreds to be stricken from La. sex registry

    Hundreds of people who were convicted of soliciting oral or anal sex for money under Louisiana's "crime against nature by solicitation" law will have their names removed from the state's sex offender registry following the settlement of a class-action lawsuit.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Erie Times-News

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