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  • n  a trivial lie
    he told a fib about eating his spinach
  • v  tell a relatively insignificant lie

  • Before women entered business and the professions in large numbers, they didn't feel as compelled to fib about their age by means of hair dye.
  • There's an old South Carolina saying that goes like this some people would rather climb a tree to tell a fib than stand on the ground and tell the truth.
  • Is a fib really a fib if the teller is unaware that he is uttering an untruth? That question appears to be the basis of the White House defense, having now admitted a falsehood in .
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  • 5 Lies That Stall Weight Loss
    We all fib a little, but telling your co-worker her new haircut looks great (when what you're really thinking is "oh my!") is pretty harmless. Lying to yourself about your own eating habits on the other hand, can wreak some real mental and physical havoc; and a new study shows it may be pretty common.
    June 13, 2013 - Fox News
  • US Dollar Technical Analysis: Trend Support at Risk Anew
    US Dollar Technical Analysis – Prices moved lower as exp e cted after putting in a Bearish Engulfing candlestick pattern. A mild recovery faltered at resistance marked by the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement at 10655. Sellers now challenge a key support cluster in the 10510-576 area, marked by a longer-term 38.2% Fib, the March 8 high, and a rising trend line set from mid-December 2012. A drop ...
    June 12, 2013 - Daily FX
  • Court records reveal cops’ suspicions about Josh Powell
    Court records reveal cops’ suspicions about Josh Powell by Brooke Adams The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 11, 2013 06:14PM MDT One thing became clear after Josh Powell’s first conversation with police: He was a liar. The first fib came moments after Powell drove up to his West Valley City home in the early evening of Dec. 7, 2009. A detective walked up to Powell’s blue minivan and asked why he ...
    June 11, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune

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