Monday, October 10, 2011

There must be "honey" in the water...

So now that I have a new dentist, there's yet another woman calling me "honey".  This time, it's the twit who runs the reception.  She called me "honey" when I asked for an appointment, "sweetie" when I made an appointment for my crown replacement, and "honey" this morning when she called to confirm.  I haven't said anything about it because it seems like such a minor thing... And yet, it drives me crazy.

I think it's unprofessional for business people to call their clients by pet names.  I suppose next time, I can respond to her in kind...  I really should.


  1. I guess that's how they compensate for not getting to eat sweets anymore... ;D

  2. People have told me it's a "southern" thing. I was born and raised in the South and I still think it's an irritating custom. It's different when it's someone you know... otherwise, it's someone who's too lazy to learn my name.


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