What does it mean when someone calls you young lady?
A cashier around 65 years old called me young lady. I'm 35 but can pass for 29 the youngest. I'm wondering if he was saying that to be nice or because I looked younger than 35 to him?
I've heard this expression before, genius. But I assumed young lady was for younger women just like ma'am is for older women. If you're going to leave sarcastic or nasty answers don't bother.
- TommyLv 58 months agoFavourite answer
At 65, most people are young to him.
- reme_1Lv 78 months ago
You were a lot younger than him and he was being polite.
- SBR32277Lv 78 months ago
I call my 51 year old wife, young lady. She is younger than me.
- TCLv 58 months ago
To the 65-years-old cashier, you are young. As such, you were addressed as "young lady."
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- Anonymous8 months ago
You're 35, and have never heard this expression before.
Congrats for coming out from under your rock.
- LônLv 78 months ago
He was being polite!!