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Overheard ... on a trip to the supermarket

Boy on checkout: Do you want a hand packing, mate?

Teacher: No thank you. Please do not call me mate.

Boy: Suit yerself. What do you want to be called, then?

Teacher: Try Sir.

Boy: Sir? Makes you sound like a bleedin' school teacher.

Teacher: I am.

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