Help! My Mother-in-Law Said She Was Going Abroad but Stayed in a Nearby Hotel and Bought Fake Souvenirs.

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Nov. 27 2014 9:12 AM

Dear Prudence: Mother Who Can’t Tell the Truth

My mother-in-law said she was going to England but stayed in a nearby hotel and bought fake souvenirs.

Slate is revisiting some of Prudie’s most popular video answers during the holidays this year. Below is a question from earlier this year.

In this week’s video, Prudie counsels a woman who’s concerned about her mother-in-law’s increasingly elaborate lies.

Watch more Dear Prudence videos at Slate Video.

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