English Professor: I Was Booted From Starbucks Over Bagel Linguistics

English Professor: I Was Booted From Starbucks Over Bagel Linguistics

For some customers, Starbucks’ very particular lexicon is a source of anxiety and possibly even anger. But it wasn’t having to order a “venti” or a “tall” that drove a NYC college professor into an argument at a Manhattan Starbucks over the weekend. Instead, it was her refusal to tell an employee what she didn’t want on her bagel. [More]