how long is a "new york minute"?

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t.d. not me

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    It's the length of time it takes a traffic light to turn from yellow to red while you are entering the intersection while a cop is around the corner. One Mississipi, two Miss.....

  • According to the saying, it's faster than a regular minute because of the hectic pace in New York. As opposed to the minutes at work, which are freaking slow! lol

  • Nora G
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    60 seconds just like NY and the rest of the world

    they ain't no different even if they think they r

  • 1 decade ago

    It is less than a nano-second. So short a time that it cannot be measured.

    Source(s): I grew up across the river from NYC.
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  • Dizz
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Ahahh... CW .

    Like everywhere else !

    57 seconds !

    See , this blonde ain't dumb *smiles *

    D :)

  • Tigger
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Same as any other minute, too short.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    'Bout as long as we country folk call a second.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Its as long as your arm but not as long as your cockadoodledoo ..or is it longer than your arm ..lol

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