Lying – Everything


To a quite unwreckable Lie,
To a most impeccable Lie!
To a water-tight, fire-proof, angle-iron, sunk-hinge, time-lock, steel-faced Lie!
Not a private hansom Lie,
But a pair-and-brougham Lie,
Not a little-place-at-Tooting, but a country-house-with-shooting
And a ring-fence-deer-park Lie.

Sep 212023

In any reference to “X-figures”, the first figure is 1.*

*If it is “mid X-figures”, the first figure is 2. If it is “high X-figures”, the first figure is 5.

Aug 152023

There are lies, there are damned lies, and then there are documentaries.

Jun 302023

To destigmatize what is perverse it is necessary to stigmatize not merely what is normal, but the very idea of normality itself.

Apr 262023

One often sees accuracy without truth, and sometimes truth without accuracy.

Mar 102023

In the end, lies may be no match for truth, but no one knows, and the end is far, far away.

Jan 022023

All the glamor goes to purveying the false accusation, the bogus claim, the non-existent effect; all the labor, to refuting it.

Sep 122022

As you grow old, you forget, and as you forget, you have to stop lying, or at least cut way down.