We all know the classics.
“Dinner will be ready in five minutes.”
“Dad knows the answer because dad knows everything.”
It’s no surprise that Scottish parents told their children lies to keep them out of trouble or to make their own lives easier.
But today, their kids have taken to social media to share the best fibs their parents told them growing up.
With the hashtag #LiesYourParentsToldYou trending on Twitter, we take a look at some of the best porkies Scots parents have told over the years.
— Michele Brodie 🇺🇸🥌🏴 (@MJBinScotland) June 20, 2019
#LiesYourParentsToldYou – My Dad told my (probably once, as a joke) that he played for Rangers. As a kid who knew nothing about football, I believed this for waaaaay too long.
— Ross McFarlane (@RossDMcFarlane) June 20, 2019
The ice vans jingle meant they had run out of ice cream and sweets #LiesYourParentsToldYou
— Big Boab (@Boabster05) June 20, 2019
My mum told me for YEARS that she was 25 and I believed her #LiesYourParentsToldYou
— Nicola Smith (@NicolawordSmith) June 20, 2019
— Ryan Johnston (@ryanjohnstonco) June 20, 2019
"Your face will stay like that"
When hanging your head out of the rear car window at speed#LiesYourParentsToldYou
— iMac (@iainsymac) June 20, 2019