A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from October 18, 2022
“Why are ghosts bad liars?"/"Because you can see right through them.”

You can see right through ghosts, and there are riddles about this.

“Why don’t ghosts tell lies? Because you can see right through them” was printed in the Ellesmere Port (UK) Pioneer on November 20, 1986. “Why are ghosts such bad liars? You can see right through them“ was printed in The Spookster’s Handbook (1989) by Peter Eldin. “Beverly: Why are ghosts bad liars? Gary: Because you can see right through them” was printed in The Napa Valley Register (Napa, CA) on January 3, 1997.

“Why are ghosts bad at telling lies? Because you can see right through them!” was printed in Extreme Monsters Joke Book (2005) by Nikki Bataille Lange. “Why are ghosts such terrible liars? Because you can see right through them” was printed in the Los Angeles (CA) Times on April 20, 2015.


Newspapers.com
20 November 1986, Ellesmere Port (UK) Pioneer, “Young Readers’ Club,” pg. 10, col. 9:
Why don’t ghosts tell lies?
Because you can see right through them.

Google Books
The Spookster’s Handbook
By Peter Eldin
New York, NY: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
1989
Pg. 28:
Why are ghosts such bad liars?
You can see right through them.

Newspapers.com
28 September 1991, Evening Mail (West Bromwich, UK), “Joke Box,” pg. 28, col. 3:
WHY are ghosts so bad at lying?
You can see right through them!

Newspapers.com
3 January 1997, The Napa Valley Register (Napa, CA), “A Little Bit of Humor,” pg. 5E, col. 2:
Beverly: Why are ghosts bad liars?
Gary: Because you can see right through them.

Google Groups: alt.teens.penpals
Boo!
merry mcgrath
May 12, 2000, 3:00:00 AM
Why are ghosts such bad liars? Because you can always see right through them.

Google Books
Extreme Monsters Joke Book
By Nikki Bataille Lange
Columbus, OH: Brighter Minds Children’s Publishing
2005
Pg. 38:
Why are ghosts bad at telling lies?
Because you can see right through them!

Newspapers.com
20 April 2005, Los Angeles (CA) Times ‘The Kids’ Reading Room: Jokes & Riddles,” pg. E15, col. 3:
Why are ghosts such terrible liars? Because you can see right through them.
Jayson, 7
Mark Twain Elementary
Long Beach


Newspapers.com
12 December 2005, Los Angeles (CA) Times ‘The Kids’ Reading Room: Jokes & Riddles,” pg. E16, col. 3:
Why can’t ghosts tell lies? Because you can see right through them.
Jake, 9
Coeur d"Alene Elementary
Venice


Google Groups: nl.regio.wadden
Aagje-Meu
Aug 28, 2006, 9:53:53 AM
(...)
Q: Why are ghosts bad at telling lies ?
A: Because you can see right through them !

Google Books
October 2007, Boys’ Life, “Think & Grin,” pg. 65, col. 1:
Kaleb: Why are ghosts bad at telling lies?
Brandon: Why?
Kaleb: Because you can see right through them!
Kaleb Ross, Morganton, NC.

Twitter
Bruno Canato
@bcanato
Why are ghosts so bad at telling lies? Cause you can see right through them.
1:26 PM · Apr 6, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
ContactCtrProfClubMY
@CCPCmy
JOKES: Why are ghosts such terrible liars? Because you can see right through them.
2:57 AM · Jul 18, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
❤️ FizzyDuck ❤️
@FizzyDuck
Why are ghosts bad liars? Because you can see right through them!
6:04 AM · Sep 11, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
The Ghost Bus Tours
@GhostBusTours
Q: Why are ghosts bad at telling lies ?
A: Because you can see right through them !
10:00 AM · Oct 14, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Rebecca Trujillo Batty
@RmTbaTTy
From a facebook friend: Why are Ghosts not able to lie??? Because .....you can see right through them!!!!
9:48 PM · Oct 28, 2009·Twitter SMS

Google Groups: trevs-daily-family-post
TREV-: Jest For Kids 06-25-10

Jun 25, 2010, 12:57:46 PM
(...)
Why are ghosts terrible liars?
Because anyone can see through them

Twitter
Pumpkin Spice Amy ~ 🎃🖤💀🧡👻
@the_bel_tolls
Why are ghosts terrible liars? You can see right through them!
8:21 AM · Oct 31, 2011·Twitter Web Client

Google Books
101 Christmas Crackers:
Corny Jokes for the Festive Season!

By James Alexander
Bath, UK: Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited
2012
Pg. 87:
Why are ghosts so bad at lying?
Because you can see right through them!

Google Books
101 Amazing Spooky Jokes
Jack Goldstein
Andrews UK Limited
2013
Pg. ?:
Why are ghosts bad at telling lies?
Because you can see right through them!

Reddit—3amjokes
Posted by u/AlwaysLateToThreads April 14, 2013
Why are ghosts bad liars?
Because you can see right through them!

Reddit—3amjokes
Posted by u/Allergy_Man December 24, 2013
Xmas cracker joke ahoy. Why are ghosts such bad liars?
You can see right through them.

Reddit—Jokes
Posted by u/Yer_mum_m8 November 5, 2014
Why are ghosts bad liars?
You can see right through them.

Google Books
Halloween Ghost Jokes For Kids 2
By Peter Crumpton
PeteyRF Creative
2015
Pg. ?:
Peter Crumpton. Why are ghosts bad at telling lies?
Because you can see right through them!

Reddit—ShortCleanFunny
Posted by u/nd2819 January 5, 2016
Why are ghosts terrible liars?
Because you can see right through them.

Twitter
Fr Ian Maher SCP🇺🇦🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇪🇺🐝#RejoinEU
@IanMaher7
Q. Why are ghosts bad liars?
A. Because you can see right through them.
5:24 PM · May 10, 2021·Twitter for iPad

Twitter
Jimmy RevJim Olsen
@mybuddyjimmy
Why are ghosts terrible liars? You can see right through them! #LaughoftheDay
8:54 AM · Oct 18, 2022 from West Des Moines, IA·Twitter for iPhone

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