A survey of 4,300 adults by OnePoll. com has revealed that people in Britain tell an average of around 1,500 lies per year, with lack of mobile signal being the most common of them.
Britons tell an average of four lies per day. "Sorry, I had no signal" is the most common lie used by Britons when they fail to return a missed call.
One in six males tells an average of two lies per day to their wives or girlfriends. A quarter of respondents said that they tell lies to others about how good they look in an outfit.
The second and third most common lies told by Britons are "I haven't got any cash on me" and "Nothing's wrong - I'm fine" respectively.
“I'm on my way” and “No, your bum doesn't look big in that” also made a place among the top ten lies.