"speak falsely," O.E. legan, ligan, earlier leogan (class II strong verb; past tense leag, pp. logen), from P.Gmc. *leugan (cf. O.N. ljuga, Dan. lyve, O.Fris. liaga, Goth. liugan), from PIE base *leugh- "to tell a lie."
It is such a short word, but the ramificationsns of this simply word can be quite detrimental.
People are imprisoned because of it.
Lives are ruined because of them and hearts are broken when they are discovered.
Whether the one that you tell is little, fat or white, be careful to whom you communicate yours to.