The Ten Worst Excuses People Have Used for Being Late to Work

 If you're running late for work right now, you're not alone.  According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, 23% of people are late to work at least once a month, and 15% say it happens at least once a WEEK.

 

Just come up with a better explanation than these.  Check out the ten WORST excuses people have used for being late, according to employers.

 

1.  "I woke up on someone else's front lawn, two blocks from my house."

 

2.  "My cat got stuck in the toilet."

 

3.  "I got to work, but then fell asleep in my car."

 

4.  "I put superglue in my eye instead of saline solution, and had to go to the hospital."

 

5.  "I thought we didn't have to work on Halloween."

 

6.  "Some rain came through a hole in the roof and got my alarm clock wet, so it didn't go off."

 

7.  "I was watching something on TV and REALLY wanted to see the end."

 

8.  "I got a hairbrush stuck in my hair."

 

9.  "I had a really scary nightmare."

 

10.  "A zebra was running down the highway and held up traffic."  Although that one supposedly turned out to be TRUE. 

 

(PR Newswire)

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