There seems to be something about the word "Christmas" that Starbucks doesn't like.
This week, the coffee chain reveals four new seasonal cups – and none of them use the word "Christmas."
The closest to it are the words "Merry Coffee" on two of the four designs, plus "We wish you a merry coffee" on a newly designed cup sleeve.
STARBUCKS DEBUTS 2019 HOLIDAY CUP DESIGNS COVERED IN FESTIVE & # 39; TYPOGRAPHY & # 39;
"I'm going to get started on Starbucks holiday cup drama by saying that & # 39; Merry Coffee & # 39; is the craziest slogan I have ever heard," wrote a Twitter user.
"The multi-billion dollar corporation and they came with good coffee. Wow," observed another.
Starbucks faced previous setbacks from Christmas traditionalists when it issued regular red cups in 2015 and the "Symbol of Unity" cup in 2016 , just a week before the presidential election. In the last few years, holiday-colored pattern designs have been seen. Christmas "beyond Starbucks. But in 2017, President Trump tweeted on Christmas Eve that Americans were" proud to say good Christmas again "since joining.
" I am proud to have led the charge against the assault of our beloved and beautiful phrase , "he wrote." HAPPY CHRISTMAS !!!!! "