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DNS changes -- how long does it REALLY take them to propagate?

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I just registered a domain with my hosting company, and this is part of the automated response I received: "Please keep in mind that new domains take a couple of days before they begin to work as the new dns information propagates across the entire Internet!"

Is this really true?  In my (limited) experience, domain name changes propagate within about 15 minutes, maybe a bit longer.  Certainly not a couple of days.
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