"Yes, ma'am," Jule said with a snort.
"Ma'am, your kid," a woman said, taking her arm and pointing with a look of such judgment that Katie reddened despite herself.
I don't mean to be disrespectful, ma'am, but when we spoke on the telephone, I offered you the letters and the clothing.
"I am very sorry, ma'am," answered the maid.
"Excuse me, ma'am," the boy called out in a quiet, nervous voice.
Ma'am, that's a three hour drive.
"Not much since being strung up by a savage at the bottom of the mountain, ma'am," Dan replied for him.