A woman, let’s call her April June, knocks on a neighbour’s front door; let’s call her Angel Merkin.
“Yes,” says Ms Merkin, “what do you want?” “Make me an offer.” says Mrs June. “But what is you want?” Repeats Mrs Merkin. “Make me an offer.” responds Mrs June. “I don’t understand. You come knocking on my door. What is it that you want?” “Make me an offer.”
No this isn’t a scene from an old Monty Python. According to press reports is the nature of the dialogue between Angela Merkel and Theresa May about the UK’s desire for a bespoke trading arrangement with the EU.