I read “Lost in translation” [News, June 9] about the name of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge being spelled wrong. It seems that the politicians don’t want to spend up to $4 million to correct the spelling on signs to Verrazzano.

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Apparently, it’s OK to spend money when you want to rename tunnels and bridges after former politicians like Robert F. Kennedy, Ed Koch or Hugh Carey. It’s good not to spend money to correct a mistake that few knew about or, to be honest, care about. Besides, in a few years, it will be renamed the Mario and Andrew Cuomo Bridge anyway.

Mitchell Ostrover, Glen Cove