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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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When we work with Gen-Xers, now mostly in their mid to late twenties, the contrast in communication styles and values between them and forty- and fifty-somethings is obvious.
The fact that companies are larded with forty- and fifty-something computer illiterates who haven't been fired does not show up on an Xer's landscape.
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.