(Im)politeness

Scene 1

A restaurant. Leeds.

J: Can we see the wine list, please?
Waitress: Yes, you may.

Scene 2

A second-hand bookstore. Central London.

Shopkeeper (to me): How may I help you, honey?
J: She’s with me.
Shopkeeper: Oh I do apologize!

See more “How to be British” postcards here.


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