Wednesday, November 30, 2011

2011’s Most Unusual Excuses For Missing Work

CareerBuilder.com once again provides us with a daily dose of humor through their annual employer survey of the most unconventional excuses they have received from employees for missing work. Below are the most unusual answers.

• “My 12-year-old daughter stole my car and I had no other way to work. I didn’t want to report it to the police.”
• “Bats got in my hair.”
• “A refrigerator fell on me.”
• “I was in line at a coffee shop when a truck carrying flour backed up and dumped the flour into my convertible.”
• “A deer bit me during hunting season.”
• “I ate too much at a party.”
• “I fell out of bed and broke my nose.”
• “I got a cold from a puppy.”
• “My child stuck a mint up his nose and we had to go to the ER to remove it.”
• “I hurt my back chasing a beaver.”
• “I got my toe caught in a vent cover.”
• “I had a headache after going to too many garage sales.”
• “My brother-in-law was kidnapped by a drug cartel while in Mexico.”
• “I drank anti-freeze by mistake and had to go to the hospital.”
• “I was at a bowling alley and a bucket filled with water (due to a leak) crashed through the ceiling and hit me on the head.”

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