You may or may not have fallen victim to it yourself, but Starbucks has quite the reputation for its employees’ interesting spelling techniques.
— Faye Andrews (@ChiefBrody94) December 12, 2016
the biggest fail in the history of starbucks pic.twitter.com/9f0bMiGwoP
— ellen (@tinyphiI) November 29, 2016
— Doll & Dye – Tori (@DollAndDye) December 4, 2016
But now a new viral video is suggesting that Starbucks are actually misspelling your name on purpose, and for a very clever reason.
Because every time someone gets a venti chai mocha latte with a funny version of their name, they tend to post a photo of that Starbucks logo-emblazoned cup straight to social media.
And that means free advertising for the company with very, very little effort.
It is, of course, just a theory though, so it could just be us not speaking very clearly/ someone not hearing us properly/ the off-chance that someone hasn’t heard the name Amy before.
But we kind of prefer the first reason.