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Sick Day Excuses - Lies I Told My Boss Game

  1. Laura Philips profile image60
    Laura Philipsposted 7 years ago

    What are the best and worst (funniest) sick day excuses you have ever heard or used? Excuses to get out of a work meeting or reasons why you are late back from lunch, 
    I'll start...

    "I'll be sick tomorrow, I can feel it coming on"

    "It looks like I just inherited three million dollars from a long lost relative in Nigeria. I gotta go to the bank and get a bank transfer"

    "I can't come in, my chakras are misaligned."

    "I was upset because my favorite "American Idol" contestant was voted off."

  2. IzzyM profile image88
    IzzyMposted 7 years ago

    My dog chewed my left leg off last night and I can't walk.

  3. lrohner profile image82
    lrohnerposted 7 years ago

    My grandmother died -- again. smile

  4. Laura Philips profile image60
    Laura Philipsposted 6 years ago

    This isn't an excuse but i know someone that called in sick to work but was spotted smiling at the TV camera in the crowd at a Snooker final that was live on TV. The patrons at the pub he worked in found it very amusing, however his boss that was covering for him, well, not so much.

  5. Mighty Mom profile image86
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    I've got rabies!

  6. Julie2 profile image61
    Julie2posted 6 years ago

    Pink eye

  7. profile image0
    Muldanianposted 6 years ago

    A few years ago, two women who live near to me did not show up for work.  The next day, they told the boss that they had set out for work the day before, and were walking together down an alley, when they were abducted by aliens.  This was reported on the local news.  I don't think they were believed for some reason.

  8. Docmo profile image94
    Docmoposted 6 years ago

    There was an earthquake just around my house...

  9. Greek One profile image71
    Greek Oneposted 6 years ago

    "Sorry, your mom wanted to do it one more time..."

  10. Rafini profile image88
    Rafiniposted 6 years ago

    an excuse I was given when I was the (new!) manager on duty:

    "I can't come in at all today, I have to spend the day with my cat since she just pulled out a claw."

    I dunno, something just didn't sound right about that one....

    1. Christy Goff profile image57
      Christy Goffposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I have chicken pox.