What are some unusual call in sick excuses?


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Examples of unusual call in sick excuses include one call where the employee claimed to have broken his arm while attempting to catch a falling sandwich. Another employee called in sick claiming he was poisoned by his grandmother. These examples were collated in a survey conducted by Harris Poll.

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The survey discovered that 38 percent of employees have called in sick when they were healthy enough to come into work. One employee called in to say the universe told him to take the day off. A vitamin D deficient employee said she was going to the beach to soak in the sun after being told by their doctor that she needed more vitamin D.

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