If you like to see a good lie, then it pays to study the antics of Mercury, who as Hermes could speak and create mischief from the moment he was born, and as a baby famously stole Apollo’s herd of cattle and lied about it. We’ve been pretty much doing the same thing ever since. On any given day, one in ten verbal interactions with a spouse contains a lie. And if you think that’s bad, if we are on a date, one in every three verbal interactions is a lie. Adrian takes a forgiving look at the function and astrological signature of telling lies. From 2016.