Instead of taking down "Marc", the confused cafe worker instead wrote out "Cark" – and was immediately ridiculed online.
The photograph may have been around for a while but is once again doing the rounds on Twitter thanks to the account You Had One Job.
Twitter jokers have had a field day with the snap with one writing: "Do you think Cark is friends with Phteven?"
Another added: "You have got to be kidding me!"
Others said they had experienced similar problems, with a woman called Marcy saying: "I have stopped telling them my real name; I either get Darcy, Tracy, Misty, Missy, once Marc.
"They literally did not even bother to put the Y at the end."
But others pointed out it could just be a clever marketing ploy by Starbucks.
One wrote on social media: "I’m told they do it on purpose for free publicity. So just start giving them uncomfortable names. Lol."
It's not the first time that the popular coffee chain has been the butt of jokes over its spelling.
Here are some of the best…
Drink for Clint?
'The Shat' just doesn't have the same ring to it
She's the butt of the joke
Order for who?
We're sure she takes milk
'Like the State'
Baristas aren't the only ones to struggle with grammatical errors – as these text messages clearly show.
And This Morning isn't even immune to the occasional mishap.
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