Fibbing for Fame and Folly


This illustration by John Schmelzer appeared in the December 1986 issue of Ford Times.

Entries Welcome Any Time in a Couple of Ways

Emailing entries seems to be the most popular way these days, please remember to include your contact information so we can get in touch when you win! Simply submit your entries to

The post office is always a good choice and we want to keep them in business. Address your winning lie to The Burlington Liars Club, P.O. Box 156, Burlington, WI 53105. If you or someone you know would like to become an official card carrying member of the Burlington Liars’ Club, include $1 for each membership along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Make it a family affair like the Michlitsch Family from Woodbury, Minnesota.

Dad Michael wrote: “After I got my new job I had so much extra money burning a hole in the pocket of my pants that now I have shorts”

Son Michah, 11, quipped: “One day I decided I would never lie. At my funeral they will have to bury me standing up.”

Daughter Myla, 9, penned “On one warm summer day the suu came out it was SOOO bright that it needed sun-glasses.”