public school is so weird tho because you have this institution with all these potentially brilliant minds who will go on to do great things for humanity
and then you look down at your textbook and its like
Wait do American people not call their friends mate?? Is this a thing???
Yup. I’m sure some do but mostly people just say friend. Which is boring but whatever.
Wait so you go up to your friends and be like “Hello friend.”
we use names