Here is a conversation between Merci Beaucoup Enfant Deux and I this evening.
m.b.e.d. Are you going shopping mum?
mum. No, I'm watching the news.
m.b.e.d. When you've finished watching the news, are you going shopping?
mum. I could do. What do you want?
m.b.e.d. I'd like some bread.
mum. There's some in the pantry.
m.b.e.d. Is it white bread?
m.b.e.d. Is it sliced?
m.b.e.d. Did you make it?
m.b.e.d. Ok I'll have some for supper.