Thursday, 17 August 2017

Totally Trivial: White lies

By Nick Wood , Total Telecom
Wednesday 07 April 10

Truth falls victim to network coverage, robot delivers hugs through Internet, and Welsh lifeboatman in Titanic rescue.

  Mobile coverage inspires U.K.'s most popular lie "Sorry, I had no signal" has been revealed as the most used lie in the U.K., with one in four people turning to it when returning missed or rejected phone calls, reports the Telegraph. There's definitely advertising campaign material in there. In a survey of the top 50 lies, "I didn't get your text" and, "our server was down", both made the top 20, with "my battery died" coming in at number 26. Researchers found that the average Briton tells on average four lies every day, or 1,500 per year. "Most of these were considered either completely harmless or tactically necessary depending on the situation…

  Mobile coverage inspires U.K.'s most popular lie "Sorry, I had no signal" has been revealed as the most used lie in the U.K., with one in four people turning to it when returning missed or rejected phone calls, reports the Telegraph. There's definitely advertising campaign material in there. In a survey of the top 50 lies, "I didn't get your text" and, "our server was down", both made the top 20, with "my battery died" coming in at number 26. Researchers found that the average Briton tells on average four lies every day, or 1,500 per year. "Most of these were considered either completely harmless or tactically necessary depending on the situation…

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