74% men lie about their salary, hobbies on first date

Ladies beware

"Our findings show that most men have told a porky or two to try and impress their date but this was more likely to exaggerating or playing something down rather than a blatantly lying," he said.

"It was particularly interesting to note that men also expected that their date may also be hiding the truth on a few subjects so ultimately it was unlikely that anybody would have a totally honest full date which may be understandable at such an early stage of a prospective relationship," he added.

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