# What did the employee mean?

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A man walks up to a train station employee and asks how long the train on track #1 is going to be in the station. The employee answers `222222`. The man then asks the employee how long the train on track #2 is going to be in the station. The employee answers `2222222`.
What did the employee mean?

posted May 20, 2014

"Two Minutes To Two" To "Two Minutes after Two".
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"Two Minutes To Two" To "Two Minutes after Two, Too".

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