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Why Starbucks Spells Your Name Wrong

A Real Starbucks Barista Admits to Misspelling Your Name as a Marketing Tool

"No, I said 'Hilary,' not 'Hermione,' but I can see how you would get those two confused . . . " If you've ever had your named horribly misspelled on your Starbucks cup — let's face it: it's a common occurrence — you are not alone. But this video parody will give you something new to think about: baristas aren't just making a harmless mistake. They secretly love playing mind games with you for their own sheer entertainment. However, since the video's release, a real Starbucks barista admitted the manager does misspell names on purpose as a marketing tool. Who's going to post just any ordinary Starbucks cup on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram?

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