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A woman has shared a photo of a receipt on Reddit, showing a note left by a customer who was unhappy with a waitress calling her husband “sweetheart”.

The image was posted with the caption “Families first time visiting the South”.

Some Reddit users defended the waitress, saying that it is common in the South to use terms like “hun” or “sweetheart” as a form of southern hospitality.

Others accused the customer of looking for an excuse not to leave a tip.

Under the tip section on the receipt the wife added: “Don’t call my husband sweetheart.”

Do you think it the word “sweetheart’ is flirtatious or just a southern hospitality thing?