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Is it acceptable in the English language to do so? If so, what part of English would the first "question" be called...a conjunction?

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    I'd say it's just an idiosyncrasy they have or perhaps they want to draw attention to the fact that they require an answer. A Google search of the word conjunction shows that it is used to connect clauses or sentences or to coordinate words in the same clause. So the word question is not being used as a conjunction. – Tragicomic Oct 1 '15 at 19:49
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    What about a discourse marker? – Dargscisyhp Oct 1 '15 at 19:51
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    I'd say it's just what's left after "deleting" everything else from a "prefacing remark" (effectively, "discourse marker" as noted by @Dargscisyhp) along the lines of [I have a] question or [The] question [I want answered is]. – FumbleFingers Oct 1 '15 at 20:01
  • It's almost like an interjection, grabbing the listener's attention similar to "Hey!". – Barmar Oct 1 '15 at 20:22
  • Saying "Question" before actually saying your question would be an interjection. (This is a comment, so it doesn't need to be researched.) – Hot Licks Oct 1 '15 at 21:57
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Saying "Question" before actually saying your question would be an interjection.

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    This is only a statement and there is no research behind it. – anonymous Oct 1 '15 at 21:45
  • Hello, @Rick. Could you explain the logic you used to reach this conclusion and also include any research you may have done or cite references if available? Your answer is then likely to receive many more upvotes. – Tragicomic Oct 2 '15 at 1:03

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