What Fun Is It If “Man” Just Means “Human Being”?

Male boss to female employee: Hey, did you get all that done?
Female employee: Yep, just finished.
Boss: Wow! You da man! I mean… You're not a man… But you da man! You da equivalent of da man!
Female employee: Uh… Okay.
Boss, with no enthusiasm: You da man…(walks away)

Bellingham, Washington