If I say "Well you have yourself a good bank Holiday" and they reply "Yeah" and don't turn round. Are they being rude?

A co-worker had their back to me. I said this as a way to say Bye. They responded "Yeah"

  • What’s the context/culture? Who are they to you, outside of being a co-worker; do you like them, do you actually work with them? What country are you in? And, lastly, why do you want to know/why does it matter; what are you going to do if it turns out they were rude? – Fivesideddice May 23 at 3:36
  • Hi Five to you Fivesideddice - The person is not English. I wish to know is there any way this could be read as an appropriate response. The person was working and I respect a person carrying on with their work. However a "You too" would I believe be the appropriate minimal response. – Punish the wicked May 23 at 4:12
  • How is that an ELL question? – Jack O'Flaherty May 23 at 6:02
  • @JackO’Flaherty we do have the politeness tag for a reason — although admittedly it generally deals with the opposite case, where the asker worries that they haven’t been polite. – Fivesideddice May 23 at 10:25
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    This question has nothing to do with English. Instead, it's entirely open to speculation and subjective opinion. – Jason Bassford May 23 at 16:00

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