You could be the most honest person in the world, but you’d be lying if you said you’ve never ever told one of these tiny, little fibs. After all, they’re so harmless, they barely even count as lies, right?

1. I’m almost ready.

By “almost ready,” I actually mean I’m laying in bed, in my leggings, finishing up re-watching the season finale of Pretty Little Liars and still need to hop in the shower, do my hair, and pick out an outfit.

2. I just saw your text.

But you really saw it last night. You just didn’t want to answer the question or do whatever it is they wanted to do, so you waited to respond until after you knew for sure whatever they wanted you to do is completely out of the question.

3. I’m too busy to go out tonight.

Translation: I just washed my face, my bra is off, and I’m in my sweats. So by “busy,” I mean I’m busy being comfy in bed, watching Netflix, and not wanting to put my bra back on.

4. I’m fine.

Totally. Not. Fine. I’m angry. Sleep with one eye open tonight because I’m plotting my revenge as we speak.

5. She’s not that pretty.

When your BFF’s crush starts hanging out with a new girl, this is just what you say. Even if you think the other girl is perfectly fine and pretty, you tell your friend she’s not to make her feel better. But it doesn’t count as a lie, because you and your friend both know it’s a lie deep down inside. Truth