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Re: Some kind of liar

Posted by TheFallen on December 07, 2004

In Reply to: Some kind of liar posted by SR on December 07, 2004

: Please settle an argument with your insights.
: Which one is it...
: a bald face(d) liar or a bold face(d) liar?
: What is the origin?
: Thanks! SR

It's bald-faced. A bald-faced liar tells a bald-faced lie. I realise that this is at first glance the less logical of the two alternatives you offer, but it is indeed the correct one. Bald-faced means blatant, undisguised - so not concealed in any way.