Immigration official at Stansted Airport: “How old are you?”
Immigration official: “So you are telling me that you will graduate from this course at the age of 30, having never held full-time or valuable employment?”
Me: “I hope to be a professor.”
Immigration official: “I’m sure you do. I said ‘valuable’ employment. You are 25. You are an adult, not a child. School is where we put children.”
That’s what we’re really like.
It isn’t rude, it’s realistic.
He/she saved this kid a lot of time and money.