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Lies, Lies and more Lies

Posted by Word Camel on September 04, 2003

In Reply to: Lies, Lies and more Lies posted by Bob 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."