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How to Speak Starbucks and Order Coffee Like a Pro

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How to Speak Starbucks and Order Coffee Like a Pro

Of course you don't absolutely need to know how to speak Starbucks in order to get a cup of java there — but learning the terminology will help you become more knowledgeable about coffee in general. Furthermore, some terms used at Starbucks have become common at coffee shops everywhere.  

Whether it’s what you want to order (whether from the regular or secret Starbucks menu) or how you want it prepared, here are some terms you should learn before heading out for your next cup of Joe at Starbucks.

Additional reporting by Jess Novak.