- in the year 40, caligula embarked on a campaign to conquer britan. he failed.
- 40 is the atomic number of zirconium
- the fahrenheit and celsius scales correspond at –40
- the israelites wandred in the wilderness for 40 years
- 40 is the number of days the dead are mourned in muslim cultures
- the quran says that a person is only fully grown when they reach 40 years old
- to understand a people, you must live among them for 40 days – arabic proverb
- 40 is the international direct dial code to romania
- middle age begins at 40 in most cultures
40 is also how old i am today.
happy birthday me! bring on the middle age. now where is my cupcake???