Supposedly, “Sorry; that was my last piece,” is one of the most common lies in the English language. Apparently, nearly everyone says this.* That means that the same people who lie to avoid sharing gum ask other people for gum. Do they really think that other people want to share their gum?
*For the record, I don’t usually chew gum, but I don’t mind sharing gum when I have it, so you can always ask me, friends!