I believe this honour to have originated from the norms of the good ol' British education system. However, it might be a tad too old fashioned for my taste & an exaggeration of the greatest proportions.
Whenever, people address me as a 'sir', I feel like this laddie here...
|Still very dashing & sharply dressed, no?|
|One day, I shall be able to drink with as much grace as you do, sir.|
As for parents, teachers & members of the public, I beseech you, say my name!