What is a bold face lie?
The three most commonly referred to are lies of commission, lies of omission, and lies of influence, aka character lies. The reading below neatly summarizes these and provides some examples.
Here are eight ways to make your lies more believable.
Is it a bald face lie or bold face lie?
Since the late 16th century it’s described those having the face uncovered, whether by being sans beard or sans mask. And in between, it developed the meaning “open, unconcealed,” as in “barefaced impudence”—a descriptor for bold rudeness that paved the way for the “barefaced lie.”