some "honourable milk" thenAvaille wrote: ↑January 19th, 2018, 7:49 amNo, no honorable sugar anymore Language changes, so people are "just" formal these days. Besides, I would be the customer, talking "down" to the server, so there's no need for me to either humble myself or to use honorifics towards the server. Yes, those are two special ways of being polite in Japanese, besides the standard way of being formal ("Sie" vs. "Du" in German). Terrible language. I'll never be finished with it.
Besides, sugar in green tea? How horrible! (Green tea latte is different. But that one's usually sweetened already. )
aha but ok, I get it, the language has loosened up nowadays. Well I thought maybe in the real traditional tea houses with geishas and all that.
Well, weekend has just started for me, so have a good one, everybody