Lies have short legs.

Lies have short legs.
<03> У лжи ноги коротки. Ср. На лжи далеко не уедешь. Вранье не споро: попутает скоро. Ложь на тараканьих ножках ходит. Ложь на гнилых ногах ходит.

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