Lying is wrong.
As a child you learned this from your parents and teachers. It's even a commandment. Honesty is the best policy, most people seem to agree.
But that doesn't mean you follow this advice all the time.
I'm not saying you're a bad person, but if you're anything like me, the occasional half-truth or little white lie makes an occasional appearance. And if you're like many workers, these creative ways of describing the facts often pop up at work.