Quoting Tay L:" <blockquote><b>Quoting mommyonedaymaybe:</b>" middle age is 40-50 lol what are you ... [snip!] ... 40-50, thought middle age was before that. (Friends mom is 41 and hitting metapause, coworker is in 40's has hit metapause.)"
middle meaning half
half of 100 is 50 that is where middle aged comes from..
Show Spelled [mid-l-eyjd]
being of the age intermediate between youth and old age, roughly between 45 and 65.
characteristic of or suitable for persons of this age.