Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone. That's actually what caused many of their deaths.... pillow fights.
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Do you, or have you the word for fifty year old? Not being in the command of the language, I'm not sure how it is spelled, but hopefully you can help me out. I think the word might be "sesquagenerian". Thank you for your time and your efforts. --Lynnette
Actually Lynnette, the word for someone between 50 and 59 years of age is known as quinquagenarian. (pronounced kwing kweje nairee en).
Here's the complete list for all the decades:
Vicenarian: someone between 20 and 29 years of age Tricenarian: someone between 30 and 39 years of age Quadragenarian: someone between 40 and 49 years of age Quinquagenarian: someone between 50 and 59 years of age Sexagenarian: someone between 60 and 69 years of age Septuagenarian: someone between 70 and 79 years of age Octogenarian: someone between 80 and 89 years of age Nonagenarian: someone between 90 and 99 years of age Centenarian: someone between 100 and 109 years of age Supercentenarian: someone over 110 years of age