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'Getting here on time every morning, and never have a day off sick, just isn't good enough Moulding! How are you ever going to get through all the stuff I keep piling on top of you if you don't work through your lunch-break as well?'
To be more convincing when he faked a sick day, Bill liked to actually feel lousy.
"He's running late this morning. He unexpectedly snapped out of denial."
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"You get five paid sick days and two disgruntled days."
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"I forgot to call in dead."
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"I don't think I'll go in today. I just dreamed a whole day's work, including lunch."
"Dorothy, Mr Zwerdling won't be in today - here's a list of people he wants sacked."
"Folsom's seasick, sir."
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"I'm to tired to click on things all day."
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The sweet spot of flu
The Day The Entire Kemple Family Had A Virus
"Have you tried lying around watching crappy TV?"
"He's laid up with a bad case of inertia."
'The only part of the job I don't like is that they celebrate 'bring yourself to work day' five times a week.'
"Okay, I'll renew your contract and raise you five sick days."
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"On the other hand, he never takes a sick day."
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"How to Look, Feel & Sound like Shit"
'It's a get well card from the substitute.'
'While we realize it's difficult having a sick child at home, Mrs. Mote, we believe you sent Philip back a little soon.'
"I think I'll pass - I'm having a really bad-nose day."
'Then one day I called in sick and I really was.'
"I've been sent home with unemployable-like symptoms."
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"I'm beginning to feel sick tomorrow."
'Bed rest and no school for a week. Boy, I like this doctor!'
"I wont be in, I'm in bed with a nasty bug."