Wednesday, October 5, 2005
CHICAGO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) Theres a 43 percent chance
youll give a fake excuse to your boss the next time you
phone in sick, but the odds are youll choose a better one
than most people.
Survey Reveals Lame Sick Day Excuses
According to a new survey of hiring managers and employees
from around the U.S. by Careerbuilder.com, 43 percent of workers
say they called in sick with fake excuses over the past 12
According to the managers, some of the most outlandish excuses
for calling in sick were...
Im too fat to get into my work pants.
The ghosts in my house kept me up all night.
My cow bit me.
My son accidentally fell asleep next to wet cement
in our backyard. His foot fell in and we cant get it
Finally, there was the employee who put his faith in the
Almighty rather than alarm clocks and excused himself by saying,
God didnt wake me.
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