Thursday, October 26, 2006

Rhetorical Question

Main Entry: rhe·tor·i·cal
Pronunciation: ri-'tor-i-k&l, -'tär-
Variant(s): also rhe·tor·ic /ri-'tor-ik, -'tär-/
Function: adjective
1 a : of, relating to, or concerned with rhetoric b : employed for rhetorical effect; especially : asked merely for effect with no answer expected rhetorical question

Example: Why did I feed pea soup to the baby last night?

Was I aware that that shade of green existed before?

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