Surly Curmudgeon #1- "Good day?" (Translation: "Are you having a good day today, friend?")Cuts right to the chase, is efficient, and keeps interactions to a minimum. Ayuh.
Surly Curmudgeon #2- "Ayuh. You?" (Translation: "Yes, I've been having a most excellent and exceedingly good day. How about you?"
Surly Curmudgeon #1- "Ayuh?" (Translation: "As am I. Will I see you later down at the general store/dump/Agway/diner/town meeting?")
Surly Curmudgeon #2- “Ayuh.” (Translation: “Most assuredly. I look forward to discussing matters of great import at length with you.”)
UPDATE: A fellow Northern New England Yankee added a bit to this:
Yet Another Surly Curmudgeon: "Six-foot separation for 'social distancing'? Why would I want to get that close to anybody?"Ayuh.