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Here's the real reason the Starbucks barista spells your name wrong

If you've been to a Starbucks at any point in your life, you've learned firsthand why the coffee-slingers are not renowned for their spelling skills. And while we kinda just assumed all baristas' teachers skipped vocab quizzes, it turns out there's a much more insidious reason why you got a cup reading "Mad-ah-lynn". The answer lies in this video -- watch only if you can handle the bitter truth.

Kristin Hunt is a food/drink staff writer for Thrillist, and is forever Christine, Kirsten, or Chistan. Follow her at @kristin_hunt.