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The sentence I was thinking of is:

Someone's blocked you in. It's not me, is it? Or is it?

It certainly reads oddly, but I've heard it used in general speech quite often.

As I understand it, the speaker is stating the question twice, firstly expecting the answer "no". Then secondly expecting the answer "yes".

Is the sentence grammatically incorrect? Something about it feels wrong.

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it sounds redundant to me. Why not just "It's not me, or is it?" –  Jimmy Sep 15 '11 at 18:14
    
I guess it is redundant. But it's still commonly used. –  Urbycoz Sep 16 '11 at 8:00
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There doesn't seem to be anything grammatically incorrect about this sentence. Perhaps the ellipsis of the words "really me" at the end of the sentence may make it sound dodgy:

Someone's blocked you in. It's not me, is it? Or is it really me(who blocked you in)?

It's an entirely valid question, an entirely valid sentence structure. Perhaps a little informal.

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