Now I’m not saying Junior is a liar… but chances are that he or she has been practicing their skills of deception.
1) The timeline is off. Let’s just say I know for a fact that the boy is 4, so when he starts his story about something that happened “when he was 7” I’ve got a pretty good idea that we’re about to hear some fiction.
2) Nonsense! Listen short stuff, “mnskli” is not a real name; not even in 2015 is “mnskli” a name! Nice try. Now tell me how that cup of milk really ended up all over my couch.
3) Get your facts straight. If one child says the dog did it, and the other blames the cat… chances are the short people collaborated on this particular offense and have some sort of blood pact to keep each-other safe from time-out.
4) Inalienable Truths. There are certain truths that are undeniable. Such as: What goes up must come down. If your stomach is “too full up” to finish your dinner, then it is also “too full up” for candy. Dogs do not have thumbs and therefore cannot take selfies with mommy’s phone.
5) Evidence. Whoever has the green marker all over their hands and face is likely the same child that drew the green dragon on the wall. Also, your little sister doesn’t even know how to spell your name, so…