Amorpha is a genus of plants in the pea family, Fabaceae. It's also the name made famous by this SNL skit: Inspired by countless visits to Starbucks in which my name and my friends' names are mis-transposed onto cups via green or black markers, I set out to test my new "Starbucks Name" in the field. Each time I'm asked for my name by a Starbucks barista, I tell them "Amorpha." I've never been asked to spell it. Therin lies the free will and creativty of the barista. Here's part one of the results...
TriBeCa (maybe they thought I said Omarosa from The Apprentice?):
New Jersey (they got it!)
Park Slope< brooklyn (way off!):
Times Square (yeah!):