People are sharing the lies parents told them on Twitter and it's actually quite funny

People are sharing the lies parents told them on Twitter and it's actually quite funny
Picture: 20th Century Fox/ Hughes Entertainment

Has a watermelon ever sprouted from your stomach because you swallowed a seed and water at the same time? Has your face ever been whipped into a permanently goofy face because the wind changed before you had a chance to return to a normal expression? No?

Well, chances are your parents lied. But the good news is, you're not alone. People on Twitter are sharing a new hashtag #LiesYourParentsToldYou with, you got it, lies their parents told them. And it's actually quite funny.

First up is @ladykd with a classic lie, one that proves the lies seem to be universal amongst parents:

This one still hurts to think about. Also, the 'maybe' or 'I'll see' response:

Funny how five minutes seemed to be much shorter when it was you asking to stay up with your cousins:

Swap 'hockey' with Pokemon or Yu-Gi-Oh! and it's pretty spot on:

So apparently people are only realising this now after reading the following tweet. Not us. Obviously we knew... Ahem...

What are some of the lies your parents told you? Let us know in the comments!

More on this topic

Politicians’ tweets could get slapped with warning labelsPoliticians’ tweets could get slapped with warning labels

Content on social networks contributes to radicalisation, says Twitter chiefContent on social networks contributes to radicalisation, says Twitter chief

Twitter updates its rules to make them ‘easier to understand’Twitter updates its rules to make them ‘easier to understand’

Twitter acquires AI startup to address fake newsTwitter acquires AI startup to address fake news

More in this Section

Seagull steals dog from English gardenSeagull steals dog from English garden

US police are asking criminals not to commit crime because it is too hotUS police are asking criminals not to commit crime because it is too hot

'Lowry’s on fire, Portrush is terrified': Watch as golf fans celebrate Shane Lowry's third round finish'Lowry’s on fire, Portrush is terrified': Watch as golf fans celebrate Shane Lowry's third round finish

Missing toddler had driven himself to local fair on toy tractorMissing toddler had driven himself to local fair on toy tractor


Lifestyle

We’ve all had that feeling at some stage as we step off fast amusement park ride, or simply spin around for fun; that feeling of dizziness and disorientation and finding it difficult to stay upright. But why do we feel dizzy when we spin?Appliance Of Science: Why do we feel dizzy when we spin around?

Padraic Killeen reviews Epiphany from the Town Hall Theatre, Galway.Epiphany Review: Not a straightforward adaptation of Joyce’s scenario

More From The Irish Examiner