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    New York, New York

    Joseph Wohlberg
    Department of Classical Languages
    The City College of the City University of New York
    New York, New York
    The above four lines are pinted on the front cover of a book.
    Why are there two New York on the fourth line?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    Re: New York, New York

    They say it's the city so nice they named it twice.

    In reality, it is the city and the state. Just like Miami, Florida or Dallas, Texas. New York, New York. City, State.

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