Liar, Liar, Pants On Fire

Most of us heard this old cliché for the first time when we were children. The rest of us heard it at some point along the line. I'd venture a guess virtually all of us of voting age have heard it by now; it's long been a bit of Americana. Well-known songs have been written about it: The point is, the phrase "pants on fire" quite clearly is understood generally to refer to lying, even gross,...