Posted by David FG on July 19, 2005
In Reply to: "Having said that..." posted by Hong WK on July 19, 2005
: What's the significant of saying, "Having said that..." at the beginning of a sentence?
It announces the fact that one is about to contradict what one has just said.
'All dogs are wonderful. Having said that, my neighbour's is a flea-bitten, rabid, smelly cur.'