Topic: 40's


"40's" usually refers to the 1940s.

But can, in general refer to the 1840s, 1740s, 1640s, 1540s, etc..., or the 2040s, 2140s, etc.... Which of these is meant is usually determined implicitly by the context.

Also, "40's" can refer to Counting by 40's. I.e., 40, 80, 120, 160, 200, 240, 280, 320, 360, 400,....

"40's" can also refer to a sequence. As in, 3.40 ends in 40's. (3.40 = 3.4040404040....)

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