22 Real And Hilarious Reasons People Skipped Work ... We Saved The Best For Last

From two surveys and one news story, we compiled a list of what NOT to say next time you want to skip work.

1. Employee said a can of baked beans landed on their big toe.

1. Employee said a can of baked beans landed on their big toe.quickmeme

Found in a study from 1,000 workers and 1,000 bosses commissioned by Benenden Health.

2. "My dog has had a big fright and I don't want to leave him."

2. "My dog has had a big fright and I don't want to leave him."photobucket

From the Benenden Health study.

3. "I've injured myself during sex."

3. "I've injured myself during sex."someecards

From the Benenden Health study.

4. "I slipped on a coin."

4. "I slipped on a coin."imgflip

From the Benenden Health study.

5. "I am hallucinating."

5. "I am hallucinating."collegehumor

From the Benenden Health study.

6. "I am stuck in my house because the door's broken."

6. "I am stuck in my house because the door's broken."imgflip

From the Benenden Health study.

7. "I drank too much and fell asleep on someone's floor - I don't know where I am."

7. "I drank too much and fell asleep on someone's floor - I don't know where I am."sodahead

From the Benenden Health study.

8. "My trousers split on the way to work."

8. "My trousers split on the way to work."benknotts

From the Benenden Health study.

9. "I've got a sore finger"

9. "I've got a sore finger"quickmeme

From the Benenden Health study.

10. "I just put a casserole in the oven"

10. "I just put a casserole in the oven"imgflip

CareerBuilder surveyed managers and workers to get details on how and why people call off work.

11. "feet and legs fell asleep when I was sitting in the bathroom and I stood up & broke my ankle."

11. "feet and legs fell asleep when I was sitting in the bathroom and I stood up & broke my ankle."memefort

CareerBuilder survey

12. "I was gambling at the casino all weekend and have money left but I need to win it all back."

12. "I was gambling at the casino all weekend and have money left but I need to win it all back."quickmeme

CareerBuilder survey

13. "I'm stuck in the blood pressure machine at the grocery store."

13. "I'm stuck in the blood pressure machine at the grocery store."peopleofwalmart

CareerBuilder survey

14. "I woke up in a good mood and don't want to ruin it."

14. "I woke up in a good mood and don't want to ruin it."HuffPo

CareerBuilder survey

15. Employee's favorite football team lost on Sunday so needed Monday to recover.

15. Employee's favorite football team lost on Sunday so needed Monday to recover.smallerplate

CareerBuilder survey

16. Employee was quitting smoking and was grouchy.

16. Employee was quitting smoking and was grouchy.welikela

17. Employee claimed a swarm of bees surrounded his vehicle and he couldn't make it in.

17. Employee claimed a swarm of bees surrounded his vehicle and he couldn't make it in.ebengregory

18. Employee's fake eye was falling out of its socket.

18. Employee's fake eye was falling out of its socket.reddit

19. Employee got lost and ended up in another state.

19. Employee got lost and ended up in another state.diylol

20. Employee couldn't decide what to wear.

20. Employee couldn't decide what to wear.quickmeme

21. Then there's this woman who faked being kidnapped so she could have a day off...

21. Then there's this woman who faked being kidnapped so she could have a day off...vice