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Here is a list of the most unusual excuses employees gave for missing work, offered up by employers. These are real-life examples. No “dog ate my homework” but there is an alligator mentioned.
Some of these do really beg for further explanation.
1. I got sunburned at a nude beach and can’t wear clothes. 2. I woke up in Canada. 3. I got caught selling an alligator. 4. My buddies locked me in the trunk of an abandoned car after a weekend of drinking. 5. My mom said I was not allowed to go to work today. 6. A bee flew in my mouth. 7. I’m just not into it today. 8. I accidentally hit a nun with my motorcycle. 9. A random person threw poison ivy in my face and now I have a rash. 10. I’m convinced my spouse is having an affair and I’m staying home to catch them. 11. I was injured chasing a seagull. 12. I have a headache from eating hot peppers.
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