Posted by Sam on July 28, 2001
In Reply to: New York Minute posted by ESC on July 27, 2001
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.