how long is a "new york minute"?
t.d. not me
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
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.....
- 1 decade ago
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 GLv 71 decade ago
60 seconds just like NY and the rest of the world
they ain't no different even if they think they r
- SavvySueLv 71 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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- DizzLv 71 decade ago
Ahahh... CW .
Like everywhere else !
57 seconds !
See , this blonde ain't dumb *smiles *
- TiggerLv 71 decade ago
Same as any other minute, too short.
- ?Lv 71 decade ago
'Bout as long as we country folk call a second.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Its as long as your arm but not as long as your cockadoodledoo ..or is it longer than your arm ..lol