Like when you say something as an example. Like a hypothetical situation that may/may not be practical or technically not true but just there for the purpose of demonstration?
By the help of wormholes you can travel faster than light.
Popular belief is that he could cause sparks of fire/lightning just by the snapping his thumb and index fingers.
I know about rhetorical questions (ones that are asked for the sake of argument and are not expected to be answered). So can there be something like rhetorical statement/example? Also can rhetorical questions be used in the context of irony? Feel free to correct me. :)