a 40 oz for 40 yo

40oz by dontoine
40oz, a photo by dontoine on Flickr.

I’m turning 40 on Friday.

And so naturally I just spent a few days scouring the web for a good image of someone pouring out a 40 oz of malt liquor, as a sort of memento mori.

Or, I should say, as a variation on the old school pouring of libations in memory of the dead, a tradition that goes back at least as far as Ancient Greece. You might remember it from 1990s rap videos.

I was shocked (shocked, people!) at the dearth of images. And so I made my own. Feel free to borrow it, if you like.

One for me, one for my homies…

One thought on “a 40 oz for 40 yo

  1. nicholas padron

    hello,

    my name is nicholas padron from official brand clothing located in hilton head island originally from elizabeth nj . I design my own clothing and wanted to make a shirt bascially with your image of the 40. let me know if you would want to do a collaboration . email me back thanks awesome picture.

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