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
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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!

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