"You have seen this kid in action, and you know what he's like. He told Cyril Bassington-Bassington, a fellow to whom he had never been formally introduced, that he had a face like a fish. And this not thirty seconds after their initial meeting. I give you fair warning that, if he tells me I have a face like a fish, I shall clump his head."
"Bertie!" cried the Wickham, contorted with anguish and apprehension and what not.
"Yes, I shall."
"Then you'll simply ruin the whole thing."
"I don't care. We Woosters have our pride."
"Perhaps the young gentleman will not notice that you have a face like a fish, sir," suggested Jeeves.
~Episode of the Dog Macintosh, by P.G. Wodehouse