Fibbing for Fame and Folly


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

And the winner for 2018 is . . .

Chuck Goldstein

Chuck Goldstein of Janesville, Wisconsin who wrote, “I got my DNA tested by Ancestry and found out that I’m 1/16 German Shepherd.”

Second place goes to Eve Dutkiewicz, Kenosha, WI: “I cleaned my two-car garage so well that it turned into a three-car garage.”

Third place was awarded to Dale Wheelock, Delavan, WI: I don’t want to say my mother-in-law is bossy, but when she takes her teeth out at bedtime they nag my father-in-law for 10 more minutes.” Dale previously received an honorable mention in 2016.

To enter the contest, email your entries to or address them to The Burlington Liars Club, P.O. Box 156, Burlington, WI 53105. Please do not submit your entries via Facebook messenger as the club has no way to get in touch with you. Thank you.