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Don't fib; brace up and make a clean breast of it, and if you need advice I am full of it.
"It was to tease you," said John, who understood at once and who was willing to fib in a good cause.
THE HOSTS OF THE AIRJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
It is a positive joy to meet a man who had rather appear uncivil than coin a polite fib.
You've been telling me a great big fib, because there are the soldiers coming back again.
IN CAMP WITH A TIN SOLDIERJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
Amphibology, am-fib-ol′o-ji, n. the use of ambiguous phrases or such as can be construed in two senses.
Amphibalus, am-fib′a-lus, n. an ecclesiastical vestment like the chasuble.
Remember that this was, in the spirit of it, a fib, seeing that the tone of voice was that of welcome to a possible revelation.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
I mean I know what makes it work, why it tells the truth, when it does tell the truth, and why it fibs when it does fib.
THE COME BACKCAROLYN WELLS
It is not telling a little fib, but acting one; 'making pretend,' for a purpose sanctioned by all and injurious to none.
It is a greater sin to tell a fib, and say you never write it.
ROSE IN BLOOMLOUISA MAY ALCOTT

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