“We travel together,” said George coldly.
“Oh, so it’s that way.”
George was tense and motionless. “Yea, it’s that way.”
– John Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men, Chapter 2. Curley sarcastically suggests to George that he and Lennie are homosexual. But George doesn’t take the bait and reaffirms his close relationship and bond with Lennie.