The 60 Most Ridiculous Excuses People Actually Used to Get out of Work
"Grandma tried to poison me. Again."
An employee couldn't come in because his llama wouldn't stop barfing.
An employee called in sick because he ate cat food instead of tuna and was deathly ill. Still not as bad as the dumbest job applicants of all time.
Stuck on you
An employee got stuck in the blood pressure machine at the grocery store and couldn't get out.
An employee's wife found out he was cheating, and he had to spend the day retrieving his belongings from the dumpster.
An employee broke his arm reaching to grab a falling sandwich.
What's your poison?
An employee claimed his grandmother poisoned him with ham. Find out what bosses say the actual best way to call in sick is.
Potential brain damage
The employee said that he couldn’t come to work because his fortune-teller had asked him not to step out of the house or he would suffer a brain hemorrhage.
Blowing the coop
An employee couldn’t come to work because she accidentally got on a plane. Think accepting that excuse is bad? Read these 41 ridiculous things people believed as kids.
Walk of Shame
An employee had a “lucky night” and didn’t know where he was in the morning.
An employee had to attend the funeral of his wife’s cousin’s pet, because he was an uncle and pallbearer.