to the Burlington Liar's Club, allegedly set up in 1929, this was the biggest
lie of the year:
are three kinds of people in the world; those who are good at math, and those
who are not"
winner, and thus liar of the year, is named as James Wilberg, of Franklin, Wisconsin.
lie of year years, from other unnamed liars, included:
"My son's high school grades went from all As to all Ds. This happened right
after he had his wisdom teeth extracted."
"We had so much rain during the spring and summer seasons, there were puddles
on the lake."
"When I moved to Iron Mountain, Michigan, I brought my pet sheep. He grazed
on the mineral rich grass. When it came time to shear it in the spring, I ended
up with nine pounds of steel wool."
Paraphrase: A couple saw the sign 'clean restrooms ahead'. Two months after leaving
Wisconsin the liars said they had cleaned 450 restrooms, requiring 270 rolls of
toilet paper, 3 cases of toilet cleaner, 86 bottles of Windex...
"One night in July I heard the door open and I saw two mosquitoes. They stood
nearly six feet tall and, I was too terrified to move. I hear one of them say
'Do you think we should eat him here?' The other replied: 'Let's eat him here.
If we carry him home the big mosquitoes will take him away from us."'