I wasn’t implying that she was running a house of “ill-reoute”, I was trying to be polite, but I felt that she was the type of person who likes to inflicy physical violence on service staff. It’s very polite to adress people with Sir or Madam.
If someone get’s upset about it – it’s kind of there problem.
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