You may remember an incident a few months ago (June) in which an old man came up to me at the bus stop and slurred "Madam, are you a Catholic?" to which I emphatically replied "no".
Today at the bus stop, what should happen, but the very same man come up and ask this question in the exact same manner, except this time I was a "Miss" (today I have acne). This time, also, I did not dignify the query with words, I simply shook my head.
He did not shuffle away calling "save yourself" as before, but most amusingly, he did go up to another girl, asking what one presumes was the same question.
I have decided that next time I see him, if he asks, that I shall say "yes" and wait for his response.