People come up with the darndest excuses when they are trying to get out of work. Some of the excuses are pretty bad. For example, one time, I had a writer who kept skipping out of work. Eventually, she came up with the excuse that she had died. Except “she” wasn’t e-mailing me, “someone” else was e-mailing me to tell me the news – except they were doing it from her account and the same IP as her and her life on Facebook still marched on. Below, I am going to give you 7 popular excuses for calling into work.