Comment: I hope you are mistaken.

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I hope you are mistaken.

just because we open doors for you and say yes ma-am, it is not condescending, it is meant as respect and a courtesy.

if we stand up when we meet you, offer to help you load things or change a flat tire. it is to be polite.