Date: Fri, 24 Mar 1995 23:54:00 -0400 From: "E. Wayles Browne" Subject: Place names Sing Sing prison is located in Ossining, New York. Is there any connection between the name Sing Sing and the name Ossining? What is their etymology? Wayles Browne, Assoc. Prof. of Linguistics Dept. of Modern Languages and Linguistics, Morrill Hall Cornell University Ithaca, New York 14853, U.S.A. tel. 607-255-0712 (o), 607-273-3009 (h) e-mail ewb2[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] (1989 to 1993 was: jn5j[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]cornella.bitnet // jn5j[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]