Lying about ones age is considered socially acceptable, as is declaring the fact that your age is nobodys business. This is interesting, given that perfidy and telling people to “butt out” are usually regarded as graceless gestures when applied to other situations.
What happen if you lie about your age?
Federal jobs involving law enforcement and air traffic control often specify a maximum entry age, generally 34-37 years. Applicants who lie about their age to qualify for these jobs could be prosecuted for making false or fraudulent statements and face a fine or imprisonment.
When should you start lying about your age?
When do children start lying? Children can learn to tell lies from an early age, usually around three years of age. This is when children start to realise that you arent a mind reader, so they can say things that arent true without you always knowing. Children lie more at 4-6 years.
Do celebrities lie about their age?
Lots of celebrities, of all genders, have lied about their age (and admitted it!) whether that was to seem younger than they actually are or old enough to be considered for a job. So read on for famous people who havent always told the truth about when they were born—and how old they actually are.
Is hiding the truth lying?
No its deception not lying. There are many methods of deception, lying being the most prominent. Lying is bad because its a form of deception. You can of course deceive someone into thinking the opposite of whats true using entirely truthful statements, that doesnt make it any better.
What states allow mistake of age?
According to the ALR article, courts in Alaska, California, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington have ruled that at least in some circumstances a mistake as to age can be a defense in a statutory rape charge.