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Re: New York Minute

Posted by ESC on July 28, 2001

In Reply to: Re: New York Minute posted by Sam on July 28, 2001

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: So a New York Minute would be LESS than your average minute? For fun, would anyone be willing to hazard an estimate of the amount of seconds contained in a New York Minute?

: When I was trying to puzzle it out myself I supposed it might be longer than your average minute. I imagined a New Yorker saying "be there in a minute" and not arriving for an hour or so due to congested traffic.

Yes, it's less time than say an Arkansas minute. Maybe 35 seconds.