as in"I left the bar at six" vs. "I went home at six").
The big thing to look out for is when he says "never" when "no" will do. as in..."Did you just look at that girl's butt?" and he says, "Never!"
like "that woman" or "that money."
If he skips "no" and goes straight to "I would never do something like that!" when talking about a past event, be wary.
If your guy is a Southern gentleman, then this doesn't apply. But if he suddenly says "ma'am" to you out of nowhere, be cautious.
"By the way…"
Liars use phrases like this to try to minimize what they say next-but usually it's what's most important to the story. Pay extra attention to what he says afterward.
Liars usually try to downplay what they say with this word, so pay attention when he says something like, "I know this is going to sound strange, but…"
"Why would I do that?"
It's a favorite stalling line of liars, so they can buy a little time to work out what to say next.