Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Lies




Lies, dishonesty, inveracity, corruption,
artifice, bad faith, trickery, lies,
lies, mendacity, cozenage, imposture, cunning,
mythomania, lies, peccancy, chicanery,
crookedness, diddling, lies, double-dealing,
distortion, lies, cheating, evasiveness, bunco,
feigning, lies, secrecy, pharisaism, cloaking,
ambidexterity, duplicity, lies, fraudulence,
lies, dishonor, graft, aberrancy, lies,
dissimulation, cozening, lies, gullery,
equivocation, lies, falsification,
lies, deviance, fibbery, flimflam, lies,
improbity, swindling, lies, treachery, grift,
sham, Pecksniffery, sophism, lies,
confabulation, lies, whoppers, lies,
gyppery, deceit, lies, equivocation,
garbling, exaggeration, embroidery, lies,
misfeasance, lies, scams, lies,
two-facedness, lies, shiftiness, dodgery,
lies, hanky-panky, lies, blague,
trickiness, lies, sharp practice, lies,
truthlessness, lies, underhandedness, lies,
Tartuffery, cant, dissembling, lies,
glibness, lies, insincerity, lies,
perjury, lies, falsity, prevarication,
lies, delusion, paltery, misinformation,
casuistry, lies, speciosity, lies,
spuriousness, lies, dupery, highbinding,
lies, fourberie, bushwacking, lies,
misconstruction, lies, trumpery, lies,
manipulation, masking, lies, concealment,
heterodoxy, lies, illusion, lies,
doublecrossing, subterfuge, lies,
misrepresentation, lies, pseudology,
lies, indirection, damned lies,
lies, misstatements, lies, misguidance, lies,
cock and bull, lies, canards, lies,
lies, faithlessness, lies, lies, lies,
lies, lies, lies, lies,
lies, lies, lies,
lies, lies,
lies.

10 comments:

Minx said...

Yep, just about covers it.

Absolute Vanilla (and Atyllah) said...

A lie is a lie is a lie - by any other name - eh?

Minx said...

Yay, Vanilli, and I think the Carver has found most of them. I love pecksniffery and the only other one I can think of is 'pseudomaniac'.

Absolute Vanilla (and Atyllah) said...

I wonder how many thesauri he trawled... Frankly, I've always been fond of garbling confabulation - though Tartuffery does remind me of a cake I once ate...

pundy said...

Am I right in thinking that you believe he has been somewhat economical with the truth?

John said...

I'm beginning to think we may have a credibility problem, yes.

John said...

Pseudomania? How did I miss that one?
Perfect.

John said...

Lying motherfucker.

Minx said...

How did you miss that one!

Poetess said...

Hi

I came here on the recommendation of Minx. Your poetry is very different to mine but I am enjoying reading it.

Poetessxxx