21 Times People Found Brilliant Excuses for Being Late to Work

The most incredible things always happen at the worst moment. And the number of such situations is always higher in the mornings. Some reasons for tardiness are so unrealistic that we are afraid to tell our boss about them. Bright Side gathered the most unexpected reasons for lateness. These employees didn’t lie!

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“My boss wrote he wouldn’t come to work because he couldn’t leave his house due to a very serious problem. And that very problem was lying on a porch.”

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“I was running late for work and couldn’t find her leash. This is how I walked my dog this morning.”

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When you’re late for work and forgot to feed the cat…

“My brother couldn’t find his keys this morning and was late for work… His 2-year-old son had borrowed them…”

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When you’re late for work and forgot to feed the cat…

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It’s a bit easier when you understand that a lot of people will be late for work.

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“Thanks to Mr. Snow Plower, I was late for work that morning.”

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“I saw a raccoon crossing the road this morning, so I slowed to let it pass… Then I lost track of it. Here’s where it ended up.”

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“Well, it’s the most embarrassing thing ever. How can I explain?”

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“It was really impossible to shoo it out.”

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“I’m a little afraid to leave my house this morning.”

Sometimes trouble has many helpers.

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“I’m a little afraid to leave my house this morning.”

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“The morning after ’Why can’t I shake this feeling that I’ve forgotten something?’ ”

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Because your safety is above all!

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When you are always late because you have to wake someone else…

And it doesn’t matter that you won’t get into your house. The main thing is that you get to work on time!

Do these pictures look familiar? Have you got any stories of strange or funny situations that made you late for work? Share them with us!

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