excuses if you get caught sleeping
in your office or cubicle
- "They told me
at the blood bank this might happen."
- "This is just
a 15-minute power nap like they raved about in
that time-m anagement course you sent me to."
- "I was working
- "Whew! I musta
left the top off the liquid paper."
- "I wasn't sleeping!
I was meditating on the mission statement and
envisi oning a new paradigm!"
- "This is one of
the seven habits of highly effective people!"
- "I was testing
the keyboard for drool-resistance."
- "I'm in the management
- "I'm actually
doing a "Stress Level Elimination Exercise Plan"
(SLEEP) I learned at the last mandatory seminar
you made me attend."
- "This is in exchange
for the six hours last night when I dreamed about
- "I was doing a
highly specific Yoga exercise to relieve work-related
str ess. Do you discriminate against people who
- "Darn! Why did
you interrupt me? I had almost figured out a solution
to our biggest problem."
- "The coffee machine
is broke ... "
- "Someone must've
put decaf in the wrong pot."
- "Boy, that cold
medicine I took last night just won't wear off!"
- "It worked well
for Reagan, didn't it?"
- "Ah, the unique
and unpredictable circadian rhythms of the workaholic!&q
- "Wasn't sleeping.
Was trying to pick up contact lens without hands."
- "The mailman flipped
out and pulled a gun so I was playing dead to
avoid getting shot."
- "Geez, I thought
you (the boss) were gone for the day."