Dave's Web of Lies Lie of the Day A Week of Lies Random Lie Lie Database Celebrity Liar Guest Liar Submit a Lie

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The lie of yesterday

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A behemoth is just a giant moth.

Source: Simon Smith
Submitted on Sunday the 28th of August 2005
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The lie of last Sunday

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The first computer was an elaborate arrangement of trained glow-worms.

Source: Polly Brown out of Pickettywitch
Submitted on Tuesday the 8th of June 2004
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The lie of last Saturday

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Beethoven's fifth symphony was actually written by Joey Ramone.

Source: Rich ([email protected])
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The lie of last Friday

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It is the duty of all citizens to report Acts of God to the proper authorities. Only persons who ACTUALLY witness God in the act of Acting are actually permitted to make such reports. Persons submitting reports of SUPPOSED acts of God are guilty of an offense under the Deities Act (1971) and are liable to a penalty of not more than 6 months in purgatory.

Source: Paul Ritchie, although in a previous life I was Pope Alexander III (and IV) (ski
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The lie of last Thursday

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Microsoft Corporation's Windows operating system was originally sold as LossDOS, until a marketing consultant engaged by CEO Bill Gates suggested getting consumers thinking positively about the product by first changing the word "Loss" within the product name to "Win", and then adding an extra W to reinforce the connotation of winning.

Source: [email protected]
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The lie of last Wednesday

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When solving difficult puzzles, Victorian Britons would employ snails. With all available clues written out on a piece of paper, these snails would trail over the page and eventually would fall off the edge. The clue with the most crossings of slime would be eliminated and over a period of hours the solution would be found. It is thought that in some areas of the Shetland Isles, this practice is still being used, but with spiders.

Source: Richard Ogley ([email protected])
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