1. An employee claimed a bear stopped his car and broke his window.

2. A worker said his hair was hurting his head.

3. An employee claimed he couldn’t find his clothes.

4. An employee said her karma wasn’t in sync that day.

5. A worker said he ran over himself with the company truck.

6. An employee said he was too busy playing video games to come to work on time.

7. An employee ‘fessed up that his Botox appointment that day took longer than expected.

8. A worker said his car was inhabited by a hive of bees, and had to wait for them to leave.

9. An employee claimed delays in public transportation, and produced a note signed by “the bus driver” to prove it.

10. A worker said he wasn’t late at all – the company clock was wrong.