If someone claims they've "never told a lie" that's an immediate red flag that they're a pathological liar. Even the most honest among us have spit some white lies here or there, maybe we "exaggerated" on our resume or we pretended to see a movie in casual conversation - even when harmless, these are technically lies.
While lying on some level is relatively normal and oftentimes accidental, the most telling of all lies are the ones we spin to get ourselves ahead, or more bluntly - get what we want.
In a recent Twitter thread, the writer Nicole Cliffe shared the two biggest lies she's told to get what she wants, and her transparency opened the floodgates to an ocean full of fascination lies people have told. Here are tk of them.