We’ve been spelling the Verrazano Bridge wrong the whole time. What a shame.

Even though the error in the name was discovered they still went ahead and used the name with one Z anyway.

Goes to show you how much pride there is in government work.

Will a recent petition be the end of the error?

It’s an error that has loomed over New York Harbor for more than 50 years: The name of the majestic Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is spelled wrong.

Despite a new petition drive to make it right — the bridge is named for 16th-century Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano (two Z’s) — the state authority that controls the span has stubbornly held to the one Z position it’s taken for years: We know it’s wrong, but we’re not changing it.

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Source: We’ve been spelling the Verrazano Bridge wrong the whole time

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