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Re: interrogative tail or head ?

From:David Peterson <digitalscream@...>
Date:Monday, June 18, 2001, 7:22
In a message dated 6/17/01 10:52:58 AM, claudio.soboll@GMX.DE writes:

<< e.g. advocates talking in the court use this trick to express their
assumptions as statements, until finally they attach a "...isnt it ?"
at the tail of their monologues.
the jury is getting manipulated deeply because they take the statement
as long as true statement as the "isnt it " appears, but then its too
late , the jury has build their opinions already...
result: guilty ! >>

    Sure, unless, of course, you're used to this, and this elementary "trick"
doesn't fool anyone at all.  Or does it?  No it doesn't.  Right?  Yes.