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[–] Pattoe [S] 2 points 5 points (+7|-2) ago 

A question mark is not what makes a question.

For example,

I would like to know if AskVoats rule #1 is relevant.

That poses a question, without a question mark.

However,

?

That poses a question mark without a question.

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[–] jeffmcneill 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

One can make an interrogatory statement without needing a question mark, that has the meaning of questioning. Question marks, are not identical to questions. I would like to know where such a statement about English grammar is to be found.

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[–] Pattoe [S] 2 points -1 points (+1|-2) ago 

I still think it would have a place in this sub.