My dog ate my homework.
That’s probably the most cliche’d excuse one would ever hear. But as someone who has overseen students and writers at certain points in my professional career, I can say I’ve heard all sorts of excuses. Some of these come off as mildly amusing, while some are definitely annoying.
My computer crashed and I lost all my work.
My external hard drive got submerged in flood water.
These are typical excuses, and I don’t think anyone would fall for these anymore. But why not be creative while you’re at it. Gadgets like the Emergency Excuse Generator will surely bring in more novelty to your excuse-making. Now you won’t have to wrack your brains thinking of a creative excuse.
[The device] uses the immense computational power and the 8K words program memory of a PIC16F690 microcontroller to demodulate an advanced lexico-semantical matrix and produce inexhaustible supply of random statements in Professional Business English …
So at the push of a button you have thousands of possible combinations at your disposal. How about telling your boss that you “had to bring the ROI estimates in sync with our new vertical synergy paradigm shift.”
If you’re not much for printing PC Boards and fabricating gadget housings, you can just head on to the web-based version.
Of course, you could always try other web-based excuse generators, too, like Random Excuse Generator and the Tech Support Excuse Generator (meant for answering customer service inquiries). But that’s not as cool as having an excuse generator right in your pocket, waiting to give you an interesting way to cop-out at a push of a button.