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We all feel horrified (and a little self-righteous) when somebody in power tells a blatant, pointless, public lie. But the thing is, we all tell dumb lies all the time, for really stupid reasons. Don't believe us? Have a look at all these examples our readers were able to come up with.

All these stretchers were told by functioning adults, with full awareness that they're lies, and knowing full well that they'd have absolutely no consequences.

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