Don't say 'hey' | Is this boss's critique of an employee's workplace language valid?

Is this boss's critique of an employee's workplace language valid?

A worker has sparked a debate about language in the workplace, after sharing an interaction in which their boss berated them for saying ‘Hey’ in a WhatsApp message.

The anonymous worker posted on Reddit about their altercation with their boss, when asked about a test submission. The employee had responded with: "Hey, No, not yet."

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