Date: Sun, 22 Oct 1995 14:26:26 -0500 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Re: statements spoken as if it were a question > Am I missing something, not knowing much about Southern speech? > > Using a rising tone at the end of a sentence to make a question is a very > common form of question in English at large. I thought we were talking about using question intonation in statements -- e.g., I went to the movies last nIGHT. I saw this great movIE. (caps= rising pitch). --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]