Do you know when someone is lying to you? Are all lies bad or could they be a way to keep a good relationship with people? Sam and Rob discuss the social benefits of lying and teach you some vocabulary. Honestly.
This week's question:
A competition is held in Cumbria in the UK every year to find and award the title of "The Biggest Liar in the World". But which type of people are not allowed to take part?
c) Estate agents
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
small inoffensive lie
small lie, told to avoid upsetting someone
try to hide something by tricking people to gain an advantage
at the heart
most important or essential part
a term used in psychology to describe the time taken between a stimulus or question and a response to it
informal word for 'lies'
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