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TexasTowelie

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Wed Oct 26, 2016, 05:40 AM Oct 2016

Study reveals 14 craziest excuses for calling in sick to work [View all]

[font color=330099]I hope you read this before going into work today.[/font]

While many employees use the old-fashioned "not feeling well" excuse to take off work, others have come up with the weirdest excuses in the book, according to a study from CareerBuilder.

In its annual survey, CareerBuilder found that more than 35 percent of workers have called in sick when they were feeling fine, and 33 percent of those employers say they have checked to see if an employee was telling the truth.

Here are the 14 craziest excuses employers reported hearing from their workers:

1. The ozone in the air flattened my tires.

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7. I ate cat food instead of tuna and am deathly ill.

Read more: http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/national/study-reveals-14-craziest-excuses-calling-sick-wor/nsxn7/

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