Starbucks Conspiracy Theory Suggests Baristas Spell Your Name Wrong on Purpose

December 14, 2016

Genius marketing scheme or genuinely hapless employees?

Anyone who pays regular visits to Starbucks has likely had their name misspelled on the side of the cup at least once. It’s practically a rite of passage to experience that awkward moment at the counter, standing among other patrons and trying to decipher whether the drink that might be yours is in fact yours — or someone else’s with a name and coffee tastes similar to yours. (Hey, it even happens to celebrities.)

Now there’s a conspiracy theory to explain this phenomenon, and it’s a heck of a lot more convincing