Excerpt from Right Ho, Jeeves. I love Wodehouse.
“You feel that Miss Angela’s strictures should not be taken too much au pied de la lettre, sir?”
“In English, we should say ‘literally.'”
“Literally. That’s exactly what I mean. You know what girls are. A tiff occurs, and they shoot their heads off. But underneath it all the old love still remains. Am I correct?”
“Quite correct, sir. The poet Scott -”
“Right ho, Jeeves.”
“Very good, sir.”
Perfectly constructed dialog. Do yourself a favor and read some of Wodehouse’s work. A lot of his books are free on amazon.