We’re all late for work sometimes. Most of us, if we are even asked, give the usual excuses. “I slept through my alarm clock,” “There was bad traffic,” “My kid had a huge spill,” etc., But some people think that a weird excuse may help them more or perhaps they figure if they leave whoever they have to tell so perplexed, that they won’t even care that they were late. We talked to some real managers and employees about real excuses for being late they have heard over the years. Here are 10 extremely ridiculous and real excuses people use when they are late for work.