"After the whole W.M.D. thing, I don't know what to believe."
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"I'll never forget where I'm telling wife I was that day."
"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."
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"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."
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"It's translated from French, so where it says 'Harvard Business School' it may mean 'jail.'"
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"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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"I find in these cases that the best defense is a pack of lies."
"Very good. Now go out there and convince others."
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By Strategic Use of Postcards, Thoreau Manages to Keep Walden Pond Unspoiled
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"So it's a case of he said, she said, it said."
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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."
Introducing Honest Abe Cards
"You're right - the shipping isn't free. They've folded the expense in the cost of the item."
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"You expect me to believe you were at a mouse convention?"
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Smoke and Mirrors Lounge
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"I lied in my ad. I hate Wallace Stevens."
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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.
Secrets of Adulthood.
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