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Here is a sentence from a space adventure game's description:
Let’s come together, build a spaceship and get started. After this cup of
tea and scones, that is.
I am confused about the meaning of the last sentence. Maybe it is due to the ambiguity of the phrase "that is" here. I know its lexical meaning, but it doesn't seem to fit here.
asked Apr 4, 2019 at 8:25
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It's just being witty. Obviously we'll relax and have a cup of tea before embarking on a great adventure. So the antithesis is intentional.
answered Apr 4, 2019 at 8:44
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