Child (4): Mummy, the teacher says we've got to go to the cinema today.
Mother (27): What? What did she say exactly?
Child: Yes, 'cos I asked her if you could take me to the cinema, and she said that if you wanted to you would take me, and I know you want to go, so let's go.
(Gustavo's Comment: This kid won't need any direct sales training, nor for being a wife, come to that.)
With thanks to Gustavo. Loosely translated from Blogudeces de la Vida Cotidiana.