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"He's running late this morning. He unexpectedly snapped out of denial."
Tags:denial, in denial, late for work, morning, mornings, monday, mondays, monday morning, monday mornings, midlife crisis, mid-life crisis, middle age, middle aged, getting old, getting older, ageing, crisis, existential crisis, running late, excuse, excuses, bad excuse, bad excuses, sick day, sick days, sick leave, sickie, sickies, the inevitability of death
"Sorry I'm late. I got caught up at home being happy."
"I'm running late—some people were waiting for my table so I had to take my sweet time."
Tags:eating out, dining out, restaurant, selfish, selfishness, self centered, self-centered, self centred, self-centred, delay, delays, delaying, delayed, late, late for work, running late, waiting for a table, busy restaurant, crowded restaurant, rude, rudeness, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, rude, rudeness
"Josh, can you call my 3:30 and let them know I'll be a little late and completely unfocused."
"Your appointment with the doctor is at eleven-fifteen, but his appointment with you is at twelve-fifteen."
Tags:doctor, doctors, doctor appointment, doctors appointments, doctors office, doctors offices, doctors surgery, doctors surgeries, doctors waiting room, doctors waiting rooms, waiting room, waiting rooms, wait, waiting, running late, late appointment, late appointments, behind schedule, appointment, appointments
"Yes, but you're a half hour late in dog minutes."
Tags:late, late for work, late for a meeting, running late, reprimand, reprimands, reprimanded, boss, bosses, manager, managers, employer, employers, employee, employees, telling off, dressing down, dog, dogs, dog lover, dog lovers, dog owner, dog owners, dog person, dog people, dog years, businessperson, businesspeople, businessmen, businessman, businesswoman, businesswomen
"When the roll is called up yonder, I shall be very much surprised if any of the Penn Central management people are there."
Tags:penn central, penn station, pennsylvania station, subway, railroad, railroads, underground, commute, commuter, commuters, delay, delays, delayed, late, running late, public transport, public transit, public transportation, transportation, new york, new york city, traffic, railway, train, trains, bus, buses
"Midnight already? Zounds! My wife will heap contumely upon my head!"
Tags:ye olde pub, ye olde bar, ye olde, language, linguist, linguists, linguistic change, linguistic changes, speech, speeches, archaic, late, get home late, getting home late, wife, wives, pub, pubs, bar, bars, bartender, bartenders, bartending, late for dinner, tardy, tardiness, run late, runs late, running late, insult, insults, insulting, yell, yells, yelling, shout, shouts, shouting, in trouble, getting in trouble
"Sorry I'm late, I was up all night canceling celebrities."
Tags:meeting, meetings, running late, late, late for work, late for a meeting, tired, exhausted, up all night, working late, celebrity, celebrities, cancelling celebrities, canceling celebrities, cancel culture, cancel, cancelled, canceled, boycotting, boycott, boycotts, boycotted, call-out culture, social media, social media storm, social media storms
"I must have completely lost track of time."
"Any chance of an upgrade to a flight that's on time?"
Tags:air travel, airport, airports, airline, airlines, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, traveler, travelers, travellers, travellers, passenger, passengers, flight, flights, flying, international flights, domestic flights, upgrade, upgrades, on time, late, always late, never on time, leaving late, departing late, arriving late, behind schedule, running late, running behind, check-in, check-in desk, check-in desks, check-in counter, check-in counters, unreliable
'Goddamn traffic...I'm late for my meditation class.'
Things Women Never Say: 'Sorry I'm late boss. I was talking to my husband and he wouldn't stop listening.'
"Maybe you'd better go ahead and order for me."
We are being held momentarily to annoy Karen's girlfriend, who's been waiting at the restaurant for, like, twenty minutes.
"Sorry I'm late. We were delayed when Rudolph caught a drone in his antlers."
Tags:santa, santa claus, father christmas, christmas, santas sleigh, santas reindeer, rudolph, rudolph the rednosed reindeer, drone, drones, late, running late, lateness, christmas stockings, christmas stocking, christmas present, christmas presents, family, families, child, children, christmas eve, christmas day
"The time management consultant called. He'll be a little late."
'Sorry about that, guys! OK! So when do we launch?'
"I'm going to be late for that meeting – I've got to suck out some venom."
"We'll start the meeting as soon as the designated scapegoat arrives."
"Metro-North is proud to announce that this morning's trains are running on or close to schedule. The eight-oh-two, however, is not among them."
Tags:train, trains, commute, commuters, commuter, public transport, public transit, public transportation, bus, buses, transport, transportation, unreliable, conductor, conductors, subway, underground, the tube, tardy, late, running late, schedule, schedules, businessmen, businessman, business, businesses
"The time management consultant rang to say he's running late!"
Tags:time management, manage time, manages time, managing time, consultant, consultants, expert, experts, expertise, late, run late, runs late, running late, tardy, tardiness, punctual, punctuality, consult, consults, consulting, life coach, life coaches, coach, coaches, coaching, life coaching, irony, ironic, business consultant, business consultants
'Can Mr Rabbit call you back? I'm afraid he's running late again...'
"Sorry I'm late. Traffic was awful this morning."
Tags:excuse, excuses, late, running late, late to work, work from home, wfh, working from home, home working, covid-19, covid 19, corona, coronavirus, novel coronavirus, corona virus, novel corona virus, pandemic, pandemics, self-isolation, social distancing, quarantine, quarantines, quarantined, lockdown, lockdowns, locked down, stay-at-home order, stay-at-home orders, shelter-in-place, shelter-in-place order, shelter-in-place orders, family, families