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"All right. Where did Jenkins go?"
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"We can't say they aren't learning. Twenty three of them have learned to call in sick."
"Dad, do they ever have a 'Staying Home From Work Cause You're Faking You're Sick With Your Child' day?"
"Yeah, I can't make it in today. I've some kind of weird red rash all over my body."
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"Fenwick, Benton & Perkins. How may I direct your call?"
"I brought a note explaining why I showed up today!"
"I wanted to talk to the boss about the alarming sick leave level but ten minutes ago he called in sick..."
"I can't go to school today, Mom . . . I'm running a low-grade spring fever."
"I've changed my mind Shelton. You can go home early."
'Wow! I feel so good this morning, I think I'll call in sick!'
"Your father popped in yesterday on a surprise visit. It was certainly a surprise to us you said you'd be at his funeral!"
'This is your best excuse for not coming to work so far, Koslowski, but you'll be sorry if you're shamming again!'
'I brought my doctor to verify why you're not at work, Shapiro.'
'I can't understand it. He left for school two hours ago.'
"You have to miss the meeting because you sprained an ankle? Seriously, that's the best you could come up with?"
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"What cloak of invisibility? Just admit you misses work yesterday!"
"I swear Mum: I keep waving at the school-bus driver, but somehow, he never sees me..."
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"Fever, chills and dizziness. Sounds like you have a Math test at work today."
"You can't go fishing when you doge school…because you can't take the fish home."
"I've called this meeting to discuss absenteeism."
Tags:chairman, chairmen, absenteeism, absentee, absentees, skiving off, skive off, skived off, boardroom, boardrooms, board, boards, exec, execs, executive, executives, corporate culture, corporate environment, work ethic, work ethics, boss, bosses, productivity levels, work productivity, employee, employees
"I guess I'll need to stay home from school 'til the bandages come off."
"I'm sorry, Tommy has a bad cold and can't come to school today ..... this is my father speaking."
"My computer has a virus. I'm calling in sick."
Tags:computer virus, computer viruses, computer bug, computer bugs, virus, viruses, sick day, sick days, sick leave, sick leaves, computer problem, computer problems, technical problem, technical problems, technical difficulties, computer difficulties, skiving off, skive off, skived off, skiver, skivers
"Can someone please go tell Bob to come join the meeting? His cardboard cutout didn't work. . . again."
"I'm too sick to go to school, mom. . . I've heard ice cream is good for what I've got!"