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Re: "Having said that..."

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.'

DFG