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What is the correct spelling forty or forty?

The correct spelling of the number 40 is forty. Some may believe that in UK English it is spelt "fourty", but this is not the case. The 'u' is always omitted. This is because (MORE)

What is Semper Fortis?

U.S. Navy units US Navy: Paratus Et Potens ("Ready and Able"), Semper Fortis ("Always Strong"), also Non Sibi, Sed Patriae ("Not for ourselves, but for our country") are often (MORE)

Why is 40 spelled forty and not forty?

The form "forty," like twenty, thirty, and fifty lost its original form due to changes in English pronunciation. It may be spelled that way because in some dialects, four is " (MORE)

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The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)
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Is a forty an adjective?

Yes, if it is used to indicate a number of objects. It can also be  a noun and pronoun.
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What rhymes with forty?

Oh, not very many things: shorty snorty sporty warty naughty, haughty, sortie- well, in Australia and Britain, naughty and haughty ryme with forty, but in America they are (MORE)