Most Helpful Guy
In the north of England where I'm from, 'love' is an innocent term of endearment that is used platonically, between friends and even strangers in talking to each other in shops or on the street as well as romantically, so to my ears that exchange sounds completely innocent.2
Most Helpful Girl
Not really, people of all ages think they know a relative of mine all the time after seeing me... small world.
You don't think married men should be locked up, do you? :)
Take the complement that someone is interested, OK?0