Forty is the only number in English whose letters are in alphabetical order
Minus 40 degrees or 40 below is the only temperature that is the same in
both Fahrenheit and Celsius!
There are 40 Spaces on the standard Monopoly board. Proving that life is
a gamble, the game gives players equal odds (40 to 1) of going to jail!
Forty is the maximum number of players a Major League Baseball team
can sign on the roster at one time.
Forget 9 months. The average pregnancy is 40 weeks!
It took chemists 40 attempt to develop WD 40!
Also 40 is the number of winks for a perfect nap.
In literature 40 is the number of thieves Ali Baba clashed with in Arabian Knights.
Jesus spent 40 days and nights being tempted by the devil.
The great flood lasted 40 days and nights.
The Jewish people wandered the desert 40 years.
When do men get the 7 year itch to be unfaithful? At 40 years of age.
When do most people need glasses? At 40 years of age.
If you think 40 sounds a lot? How long do most people work? 40 Hours a week!