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Thread #86906   Message #1620245
Posted By: IanC
05-Dec-05 - 04:57 AM
Thread Name: Jingle Bells: What means 240 as his speed
Subject: RE: Jingle Bells: What means240 as his speed
Two Forty never made much sense to us, so we use a (rationalised) version of the words which one of my friends has always sung (from his mum)

"Fourteen two for speed"

(i.e. 14 hands 2 inches)