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Re: Loaded Question

Posted by R. Berg on December 01, 2006

In Reply to: Loaded Question Posted by Amanda Matthews on December 01, 2006

: What does the phrase " That's a Loaded Question " mean?

A loaded question is like loaded (weighted) dice: it isn't quite fair. It's a question asked in a way that puts the respondent on the defensive. Usually it includes a veiled accusation. ~rb