Is it normal to take offense when a person older calls you “young man”?
Just wondering, I work as a cashier at my store, so sometimes not always, but sometimes when certain older customers come in they’ll say “How’s your day so far Young Man?”
First off, I’m 32 years old so I don’t really qualify or see that as “so young” anymore? And second, what business is it of the other person if I’m older or younger? Would I go up to a person taller or shorter than me and say “How’s your day so far Short Man??” I just don’t see how it’s normal to use “young man” is what I’m saying.