Whilst faffing about on Twitter, we came across this trending topic, #LiesPeopleAlwaysTell, and as many of them are used in the dating game, we thought we’d share it with you.

Recognise any of them?


1. I love you.

2. I’ll call you right back.

3. I lost your number.

4. My battery died.

5. I got a new phone and your number wasn’t on my SIM

6. This is my last piece of gum/ cigarette/ rolo/ [insert here]

7. I was just about to say that.

8. I’ll be there in 5.

9. I’m on my way (not left the house)

10. I didn’t get your text/ message/ email.

11. I swear it’s the truth.

12. You haven’t changed a bit.

13. He/ she’s just a friend.

14. I’m not like the rest.

15. I have no reason to lie.

16. I agree to the Terms & Conditions

17. I don’t care.

18. I won’t tell a soul.

19. I’m single

20. Someone’s trying to get through – I’ll call you later.


There were many, but we picked out the ones that appeared the most.

Are there any you’ve come across that aren’t on this list?

The Team @ TBW



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