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    Question or fullstop

    So you thought Graham Bell invented the telephone.

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    So you thought Graham Bell invented the telephone?

    I want to frame it as a rhetoric. Should it end without a fullstop or have a fullstop?

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    Re: Question or fullstop

    If it's a statement rather than a question, it needs a full stop (two words).

    Rover

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    Re: Question or fullstop

    As Rover said, the same words can be used as a statement or a question. It's up to you which one you make it, whether it's written or spoken.

    With the question, it would equate to "So you thought Graham Bell invented the telephone, did you?" but "did you" is not required if you add the question mark in the written version, or add the question inflection to your voice.

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