If you were having a chat online with someone and the conversation turned boring, would you say “BRB” and then never come back? What if you’re replying to a friend’s e-mail and run out of things to write about, would you say that you’ve got a meeting in five minutes and really must go?

In his latest series of minimalist posters, graphic designer Justin Barber takes a humourous look at the little lies that we tell people to hide what we really mean. Have a look at some of Barber’s Truth and Lies posters after the jump.

[via Holy Kaw!]