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I see what you did there?
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Who are you calling "you people".
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Could be acceptable in cases where the question is rhetorical and you don't want an answer.
rhetorical and when the question is more of a command and phrased to be polite
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how about ending every sentence with;

quit;
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how about ending every sentence with;

quit;
proc giggle; lol; quit;
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I've noticed the same thing happening with imperative statements, followed by an interrogation point.

Let me know if you have any questions?
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Send me the 3rd quarter data?

What gives.
I've found that to "sound" rude. Kinda being sarcastic.
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Could be acceptable in cases where the question is rhetorical and you don't want an answer.
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rhetorical and when the question is more of a command and phrased to be polite


I was going to use the phrase "polite circumlocutions" but I thought that sounded pretentious.


ETA - To answer the thread title, "Yes, it isn't."
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