Oh my goodness! More details!!! Please!!! (Plus, I totally know what it's like to sound like your own mom... Story of my life!)
i'm fairly certain that the fact that you sounded like your mom yelling was the exact reason that you didn't get assaulted - you most likely scared the crap out of that dude.
Question 1: Was the man Graeme?Question 2: Are you not getting older but getting more like your mom?
Crap monkies say "what?"