"But, hey, what is 'recession' but a word? And the same goes for 'money,' right? And how about 'human beings'?"
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"I'll never forget where I'm telling wife I was that day."
"The good news is that you will have a healthy baby girl. The bad news is that she is a congenital liar."
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"Wait, those weren't lies. That was spin!"
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"Remember when I said I was going to be honest with you, Jeff? That was a big, fat lie."
Tags:honest, honesty, lie, lies, lying, white lie, white lies, expectation, expectations, sincerity, insincere, sincere, truth, truthteller, truthtellers, truthtelling, truth teller, truth tellers, truth telling, falsehood, falsehoods, false, interview, interviews, job interview, job interviews, 1 to 1, one to one, 1 2 1
"Don't listen to him. Your hair is beautiful."
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"I know what you're thinking, but let me offer a competing narrative."
Tags:cheat, adulterer, adulterers, cheat, cheaters, infidelity, infidelities, cheats, cheater, adulterer, adulterers, its not what it looks like, relationship, relationships, marriage, marriages, let me explain, explain, explaining, cliche, cliches, saying, saying, married, marry, narrative, narrative, sympathy, lie, lies, liar, liars
"It's translated from French, so where it says 'Harvard Business School' it may mean 'jail.'"
Tags:translation, translations, french, translator, translators, resume, resumes, c/v, c/vs, cv, application, applications, job application, job applications, qualification, qualifications, job qualification, job qualifications, business school, business schools, harvard business school, lie, lies, lying, liar, liars
"Young people today need heroes - that's why I hired a P.R. firm."
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"O.K., I'm going to demonstrate the proper way to lie to me about flossing."
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"Very good. Now go out there and convince others."
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"I find in these cases that the best defense is a pack of lies."
"So it's a case of he said, she said, it said."
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By Strategic Use of Postcards, Thoreau Manages to Keep Walden Pond Unspoiled
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Rumors, lies and innuendo.
"Totally naked except for my socks. How 'bout yourself?"
"These are the benefits you were guaranteed when you joined this firm - and this is a match."
"Seeing it again, I was newly struck by whatever you thought about it."
Tags:couple, couples, marriages, husband and wife, husbands and wives, bad relationship, bad relationships, concede, conceding, cinema, cinemas, movie, movies, film, movie theatre, movie theatres, movie theater, movie theaters, appease, appeasing, agree, agreeing, lie, lying, pretend, pretending, long term relationship, long term relationships, long-term relationships, reconsider, reconsidered, reconsidering, keep the peace, keeping the peace
"You're right - the shipping isn't free. They've folded the expense in the cost of the item."
Tags:shipping, shipping fee, shipping fees, mislead, misleads, misleading, cost, costs, hidden cost, hidden costs, hidden fee, hidden fees, mail order, ecommerce, internet commerce, e-commerce, online retail, online retailer, online retailers, free shipping, lie, lies, lying, liar, liars, technicality, technicalities, confused, confusion
"You expect me to believe you were at a mouse convention?"
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, talking pet, talking pets, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, talking cat, talking cats, cat, feline, felines, cats, cat owner, cat owners, cat door, cat doors, cat flap, cat flaps, coming home, returning home, mouse, mice, convention, conventions, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, partner, partners, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, infidelity, cheater, cheaters, extramarital affairs, affair, affairs, believe, belief, excuse, excuses, alibi, alibis, lie, lies, liar, liars, betrayal
"I lied in my ad. I hate Wallace Stevens."
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"Our plans? Of course you're in our plans."
Tags:employer, employers, boss, bosses, manager, managers, executive, executives, business executive, business executives, business manager, business managers, bad employer, bad employers, hierarchy, hierarchies, business hierarchy, business hierarchies, lie, lying, deceive, deceiving, deception, deceptions, fired, underemployment, fire, firing, unemployed, redundant, redundancy, redundancies, dotted line, dotted lines, the dotted line, cut out, cut out, cut along the dotted line, disposable, irrelevant, disrespectful
Results of the Tropical Fish Sex Survey
Sometimes a Good Excuse to Get off the Telephone is Hard to Find
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Pinocchio finally takes the plunge.