“And Thy Name Shall Be…” – Starbucks

coffee from starbucks with name
My name for today, as given by the Starbucks barista, shall be Paul. You shall be Zeke.

Here’s to all the food-order-taking folk who intentionally or inadvertently re-name patrons on a daily basis.

With a name like mine, I take it as a given that it will be misspelled, and am pleasantly surprised when it is correct. In many instances, I simply preempt the issue by using the name Paul, since it is rarely misunderstood even in loud places.

I wonder if there are any names out there which never encounter the pleasure of a Starbucks-style rechristening.


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