My name is Fay, spelled exactly the way it sounds. Sometimes it’s spelled incorrectly as “Faye”, but that’s not a huge deal. So why, pray tell, do the baristas at Starbucks have to get so creative with my name? My husband says they must do this on purpose because no one could possibly mess up such an easy name. My friend thinks because I’m of Asian heritage they automatically assume that I must have an Asian name. But how do you explain misspelling a common name like “John”? A quick Google search turned up this gem of a link: Hilariously misspelled names at Starbucks. At least I’m not the only person to experience this strange phenomenon.
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