Rarely does a Twitter post bring people together across differences in race, religion, gender, age, etc. But that's what Dan Walker did recently with a single question.
As a victim of benign-but-lame parental lies (my parents convinced me the moon followed me because it loved me until I was nine) this subject hits close to home.
Doritos are for adults only. I was 12 when I found out the truth— Stephen O'Reilly (@stephenoreilly_) September 25, 2017
My Grandad wanted to give Elvis a nobler death and told me he was shot on the toilet. I believed it for like 17 years.— Jonathon Aalders (@JonathonAalders) September 25, 2017
The comments became a sort of confessional/celebration of parental fibs.
Daddy cannot hear when it is dark. Call mummy if you wake up at night.— Lee Cooper (@Leecooper74) September 25, 2017
Actually worked till my wife found out.
I've told my boys that, because we live in the last house in our road, I control the streetlights.— Philip Latham (@Philipwriter) September 25, 2017
Your ears turn red when you lie. Now when they lie, they cover their ears. 🤣 It all started as a joke...— Mel (@Mel50371) September 25, 2017
The most annoying toys run the ever elusive and very hard to find 'B' batteries.— Ed Dempsey (@edjdempsey) September 25, 2017
What are some lies you tell your own kids? We're betting a good chunk of you just realized your parents have been lying to you for years and need to make a few phone calls right now. Remember, the truth shall set you free... or leave you stuck listening to really annoying toys.