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Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Unusual excuses for calling in sick

CareerBuilder just came out with their annual survey about calling in sick. Here are the most unusual ones employers listed: lol

1. Employee said he was crabby

2. Employee got whiplash from brushing her hair

3. Employee said her psychic told her to stay home or something awful
would happen to her

4. Employee said he wasn't feeling well and wanted to rest up for the
company's holiday party that night

5. Employee said her chickens' feet were frozen to the driveway

6. At her sister's wedding, the employee chipped her tooth on a Mint
Julep, bent over to spit it out, hit her head on a keg and was knocked
unconscious with a mild concussion

7. Employee claimed to have met a movie star and was spending the day
with him

8. Employee was injured while getting a haircut

9. Employee tasted some dog food because the dog was not feeling well and
now the employee is sick

10. Employee's roommate locked all his clothes in a shed for spite

11. A groundhog bit the employee's car tire, causing it to go flat

12. Employee had been up all night because their favorite "American Idol"
contestant was voted off

Here's the complete survey >>

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