sort by best latest
Perhaps to buy time to mull over a possible answer, if it is a question.
Another possibility is that it helps them remember something that was said.
Could be that they are daft, as well.
You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.
deergha (dghbrh) 4 years ago
Thanks for replying here. Its quite a possibility.
Most likely it's because they did not get the reaction they hoped for or expected. I am assuming you are talking about the person who made the inital statment repeating it.
The listener may repeat something to buy some time to come up with an "appropriate answer". Some people feel uncomfortable with too much silence.
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.