Starbucks super-sizes iced beverages

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Just when people thought the lingo couldn't go any further, surely enough, Starbucks has risen to the challenge.

Many who love getting a daily coffee fix know the terminology like the back of their hand: "Tall," "Grande," and "Venti" are endlessly requested from baristas.

Now, the new 30 oz, "Trenta" is  certain to give Starbucks frequenters that workday boost they need, but some think the new size is over the top.

"I think it's popular now but it will fade," said UNCW student Rachelle Mercatoris.  "I just don't see how someone is going to use a cup that big- it probably won't even fit the car's cup holder."

As of right now, only iced drinks are offered in the new size.

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