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In 'Jingle Bells', what does 'Two forty is his speed' mean?

Question #134200. Asked by Baloo55th.
Last updated Jan 04 2014.
Originally posted Jan 04 2014 1:03 PM.

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Two forty refers to a mile in two minutes and forty seconds at the trot, or 22.5 miles per hour. This is a good speed, and suggests the horse should be a Standardbred.

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jingle_Bells

Jan 04 2014, 1:04 PM
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