This video is from a comedy sketch in the UK. It's making a joke about reality TV shows, but they use a lot of polite requests too.
Yes, I'm looking for a gift for my aunt.
Well, you've come to the right place. This is, after all, a gift shop(!)
Well, yes, this is what I was thinking.
What sort of thing were you looking for?
Well, the sort of thing that, if it were a quote, it would be apposite.
Hmmm. How about this woollen dog?
That's perfect! It's like you've met my aunt!
Yes, she's my aunt too!