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forty

1. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and four
2. a numeral, 40, XL, etc., representing this number
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Gen-Xers, with their different values, are aware that forty- and fifty-somethings like to converse and will make small talk If they have nothing significant to say.
Following the path of the forty- niners has turned into an absolutely fantastic story.
Now stricken with cancer, Freeman says he is writing a book about the trunk and the back-country treks that led up to it - including two furtive excursions across Nevada's Yucca Mountain nuclear test ra purported Area 51 - on his quest to follow the trail of the lost forty- niners who were the first white people to see Death Valley.