in reply to poll ideas quest 2012
I deliberately tell lies to my children about…
- Free software
- Catching flies
- What they can be when they grow up
- Santa Claus
- Their parentage
- Swimming after eating
- The goal of school
- The stork
Notes. There's probably a better match for the Television entry in either Ozy and Millie or We the Robots, but I'm lazy to find one right now. As for me I'll tell them that (a) if you keep sucking on your thumb your teeth will be as ugly as mine, and (b) if you play video games in the room all day, your eyes will suffer just like your father's, so go play outside this very moment.
Update 2012-03-01: appeared with record speed: I deliberately tell lies to children about ….