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TODAY   |  February 10, 2014

'Dumb Starbucks’ coffee shop causes stir

The new coffee shop, not to be confused with the traditional Starbucks shop, popped up in L.A in Friday, and people are showing up in droves.

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>>> coffee shop with a familiar name creating quite a stir in los angeles . the coffee shop , get this, is called dumb starbucks -- not to be confused with starbucks . and it opened on friday. customers are showing up there in droves. the logo on the store, as you can tell, is exactly the same as starbucks but with the word dumb added to it. the coffee shop claims it can get away with it thanks to the parody law saying they are technically making fun of starbucks . a spokesperson for the real starbucks says they're now looking into it. seems that would be some sort of infringeme infringement.

>> i actually saw that story first on the "dumb today