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I would call it a conversational disclaimer

No offense, but X

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What I am going to say may sound like I want to offend you, but I can assure you that it's not my intention to offend you.

I am not a racist/sexist, but X

are slightly different since they are disclaimers as toabout the listeners anticipated opinions about the the speaker's beliefs.

If these disclaimers are in fact honest is of course a different question altogether.

I would call it a conversational disclaimer

No offense, but X

<=>

What I am going to say may sound like I want to offend you, but I can assure you that it's not my intention to offend you.

I am not a racist/sexist, but X

are slightly different since they are disclaimers as to the listeners anticipated opinions about the the speaker's beliefs.

If these disclaimers are in fact honest is of course a different question altogether.

I would call it a conversational disclaimer

No offense, but X

<=>

What I am going to say may sound like I want to offend you, but I can assure you that it's not my intention to offend you.

I am not a racist/sexist, but X

are slightly different since they are disclaimers about the listeners anticipated opinions about the speaker's beliefs.

If these disclaimers are in fact honest is of course a different question altogether.

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I would call at least the third oneit a conversational disclaimerconversational disclaimer

No offense, but XNo offense, but X

<=>

What I am going to say may sound like I want to offend you, but I can assure you that it's not my intention to offend you.

I am not a racist/sexist, but X

are slightly different since they are disclaimers as to the listeners anticipated opinions about the the speaker's beliefs.

If these disclaimers are in fact honest is of course a different question altogether.

I would call at least the third one a conversational disclaimer

No offense, but X

<=>

What I am going to say may sound like I want to offend you, but I can assure you that it's not my intention to offend you.

I would call it a conversational disclaimer

No offense, but X

<=>

What I am going to say may sound like I want to offend you, but I can assure you that it's not my intention to offend you.

I am not a racist/sexist, but X

are slightly different since they are disclaimers as to the listeners anticipated opinions about the the speaker's beliefs.

If these disclaimers are in fact honest is of course a different question altogether.

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I would call at least the third one a conversational disclaimer

No offense, but X

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What I am going to say may soundsound like I want to offend you, but I can assure you that I it's notnot my intention to offend you.

I would call at least the third one a conversational disclaimer

No offense, but X

<=>

What I am going to say may sound like I want to offend you, but I can assure you that I it's not my intention to offend you.

I would call at least the third one a conversational disclaimer

No offense, but X

<=>

What I am going to say may sound like I want to offend you, but I can assure you that it's not my intention to offend you.

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