Quotes: Rhetorical Question Blunder
First Mandy Moore
and Ryan Adams
, now McDreamy
and McWifey? What’s next? Kim Kardashian
announcing that she’s quitting her marriage to Kurrent Husband Kanye
? Actually, statistically speaking, the odds on that one happening are pretty good – I really should have gone with a less obvious couple.
, "And In 'Everybody Is Quitting Marriage' News..."
And to General Ignorance, where we ask Alan Davies...is this a rhetorical question?
(awkward pause) Alan Davies:
) Stephen Fry:
What's the point
of rhetorical questions?
: And what have [the Romans] ever given us in return? Xerxes
: ...The aqueduct? Reg
: What? Xerxes
: The aqueduct. Reg
: Oh yeah, yeah they gave us that. Yeah. That's true. Masked Commando
: And the sanitation!
( Much later
: All right... But apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh-water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us? Xerxes
: ...Brought peace. Reg
: Oh, peace
... Shut up!
[singing] How many roads must a man walk down before you can call him a man? Homer:
No, dad, it's a rhetorical question. Homer:
Rhetorical eh? Eight. Lisa:
Dad, do you even know what "rhetorical" means? Homer:
know what "rhetorical" means?
I thought that question was rhetorical. Calvin:
The other way, though!
Tell me: How does one prepare
for meteors dropping from the very heavens? Samus:
Planetary defense shield. Golbez:
That was rhetorical. Samus:
It was a question with an answer.