It’s official. The world is full of liars!
On Sunday, BBC presenter Dan Walker asked parents on Twitter about the “white lies” they’ve told their children. According to an unnamed study, 9 out of 10 parents say fibs are crucial to living a happier life.
The journalist wrote:
Almost immediately, social media users began spilling their secrets, and it’s as shocking as it is funny!
See the best responses (below)!
My son and I spent 10 minutes looking for his chocolate coins when I knew all along I├óΓé¼Γäód eaten them the day before ├░┼╕╦£┬│
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Mandy Green (@MandyGreens) September 25, 2017
Told my daughter that Santa can see if she’s naughty bc dolls that have eyes watch her and report back to Santa-She has a fear of dolls now!
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Christy Batz (@christina_batz) September 25, 2017
When the ice cream van plays music it’s to let everyone know they’ve run out
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Simon Rusbridge (@SimonRusbridge) September 25, 2017
Daddy cannot hear when it is dark. Call mummy if you wake up at night.
Actually worked till my wife found out.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Lee Cooper (@Leecooper74) September 25, 2017
Trying to convince my daughter that the babyshambles song is called duck for Trevor rather than f’ck forever
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ VinnyJ (@YorkshireFests) September 25, 2017
Broad beans were called He-beans and if you ate them, you’d be like He-man.
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Sand B-P (@BreckPaterson) September 25, 2017
The daddy tortoise was playing tag with the mummy tortoise
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ JAMES HEWLETT (@hoffsports) September 25, 2017
Smoke alarm is Father Christmas listening device
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Kelly Baptist (@kellybappo) September 25, 2017
Overheard at village fair: “Daddy, can I have a balloon?” “No son, they├óΓé¼Γäóre not for sale. It├óΓé¼Γäós an art installation.” ├░┼╕┼╜╦å
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Anna Neville (@annanev) September 25, 2017
That dog is only giving the other one a piggy back ride ….
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Edward Grigg (@edgrigg11) September 25, 2017
Your ears turn red when you lie. Now when they lie, they cover their ears. ├░┼╕┬ñ┬ú It all started as a joke…
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Mel (@Mel50371) September 25, 2017
That Mum sends money to Santa to buy their presents – he can├óΓé¼Γäót take all of the credit!!
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Lamby (@RayL11455) September 25, 2017
Any money they find I ask if it has a picture of the Queens head on it – must be mine if it has!
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Mandy Durham (@MandyLifeboats5) September 25, 2017
Doritos are for adults only. I was 12 when I found out the truth
├óΓé¼ΓÇ¥ Stephen O’Reilly (@stephenoreilly_) September 25, 2017