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Re: Lies

Posted by R. Berg on September 05, 2003

In Reply to: C'mon, bob, say it! posted by Bruce Kahl on September 04, 2003

: : : : : It is said that there are a series of phrases in english that are normally lies. This series includes:

: : : : : 1) the check is in the mail
: : : : : 2) I'll respect you in the morning

: : : : : Does anyone have more phrases that should be taken with a grain of salt and a lie detector?

: : : : We'll try and get you a raise after you've been here a while.
: : : (Here's bob, looking for the "Mr. Restraint of 2003" Award, avoiding the dirty joke that normally follows the "three big lies" set-up....) "We're from the government. We're here to help you."

: :
: : "Trust me, I'm a doctor."
: : "Read my lips:'no new taxes'"
: : "This won't hurt a bit."

: Push the button, Mikey!

1. This hurts me more than it hurts you.
2. You'll understand when you grow up.
3. All the other kids are doing it.
4. You don't look a day older.