How to annoy English Majors

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  1. thenanyu

    thenanyu Senior member

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    Haha, magic.. [​IMG] Old, but still magic.
     


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    lol... good one
     


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    So every time I go into Starbucks I order a small, medium, or large just to see if they fuss about it. Usually they don't but it's funny when they do and I act like I've never heard of such a thing and why don't they just use small, medium, and large like the rest of the world. I work PT at a coffee shop, we also have 4 sizes. Personally, I think this is not worth the trouble. People understand 3 sizes. Small, medium, large. 3 sizes! Easy! But, I am not the boss.

    Whenever I am at a Starbucks and they ask for my name on the cup I tell them it is Sparticus. A few bitchy girls have refused to write it though...

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    otc Senior member

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    I always order a small...death* to anyone who won't accept that and makes me repeat the order as "I'd like a tall coffee" *death is to be interpreted as a frown and a condescending look that says "really?"
     


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    So every time I go into Starbucks I order a small, medium, or large just to see if they fuss about it. Usually they don't but it's funny when they do and I act like I've never heard of such a thing and why don't they just use small, medium, and large like the rest of the world. I work PT at a coffee shop, we also have 4 sizes. Personally, I think this is not worth the trouble. People understand 3 sizes. Small, medium, large. 3 sizes! Easy! But, I am not the boss.

    So when you order a small, do you get a short or a tall?
     


  8. DerekS

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    Whenever I am at a Starbucks and they ask for my name on the cup I tell them it is Sparticus. A few bitchy girls have refused to write it though...

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    You should see them try to spell Mandingo ..... sometimes I use the name Rambo....but make sure they understand that its french...R-A-M-B-E-A-U-X
     


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    Whenever I am at a Starbucks and they ask for my name on the cup I tell them it is Sparticus. A few bitchy girls have refused to write it though...
    When they call the name, do you go "I am Spartacus!"
     


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    When they call the name, do you go "I am Spartacus!"
    G********, you beat me to the punch. Next time I go to Starbucks I am going to do this. I'll have to make sure that there are a few people old enough to get it.
     


  11. AR_Six

    AR_Six "Sookie!"

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    I was going to say - she misspelled Spartacus. Which, incidentally, is a much better way to annoy English majors, myself included. It's nowhere near misuse of punctuation marks though, that is the worst.
     


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    When they call the name, do you go "I am Spartacus!"

    Absolutely.
     


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    This thread has inspired me to use kickass names in public locations
     


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    I like to reserve tables under the name Cunth.
     


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    You should see them try to spell Mandingo ..... sometimes I use the name Rambo....but make sure they understand that its french...R-A-M-B-E-A-U-X

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