They didn't have to do that....
the shop assistant carefully selects for me the best piece of fruit available from the meagre offerings on the counter
I bite into my sandwich in the waiting lounge at the train station. a man sees me and wishes me "bon appetit!" as he leaves the room
the young man in tracksuit bottoms says "after you darlin" as we get off the bus
I arrive home late. My flatmate does all the washing up for the third night in a row