Has the Starbucks barista ever spelt your name wrong? In fact, does it happen to you often? It’s the ultimate first world problem.
Even if it is a common name, the baristas of the world’s largest coffee chain still manage to somehow decimate your name in a struggle over hearing and translating the phonetics that come straight out of your mouth.
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Your name changes in midst of the noise over the baristas preparing your regular morning coffee fix or favourite cold drink. An “i” is replaced with a “y,” “o” in place of an “a,” and even a “g” in lieu of a “j.”
This video by YouTube comedian Paul Gale explains everything – and it’s quite sinister.
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