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Excuses for All Occasions : Alibis, Apologies, and Cop-Outs That Can Get You Out of (or Into) Trouble

Author: Steven D Price
Publisher: New York : Constable & Robinson, 2012.
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Looking for ways to escape or shift blame is a fundamental part of life. Here's a survival guide full of ready-made excuses, from the student's classic?My dog ate my homework," to the motorist's?Was that sign the speed limit, Officer? I thought it was the town's population," to the dieter's?I wasn't getting enough to eat on one diet, so I had to go on three." You'll welcome these ready-made alibis and cop-outs for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Humor
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Price, Steven D.
Excuses for All Occasions : Alibis, Apologies, and Cop-Outs That Can Get You Out of (or Into) Trouble.
New York : Constable & Robinson, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven D Price
ISBN: 9781620873083 1620873087
OCLC Number: 821185704
Description: 1 online resource (167 pages)
Contents: Cover; Titlepage; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Politicians; Show Business; Criminals; More Celebrity Excuses; Celebrity Excuses; Not Paying the Rent; Not Cooking; Not Cleaning Out Rooms and Closets 28; Excuses for the Home; Not Getting a Job; Being Late for or Absent from Work; When Business Projects Fail; The Arts: Writers and Musicians; Work Excuses; Absences and Tardiness; Notes from Parents; Classroom Excuses: Students to Teachers regarding Homework and Tests; School Excuses; Romance (Or the Lack Thereof); Your Cheating Heart; Not Getting Married. Not Having ChildrenNot Exercising; Not Losing Weight; To Have a Drink; Personal Life Excuses; Sports Classics; Sports; Games; Sports and Games Excuses; Traffic Tickets; Traffic Accidents; Jury Duty; Excuses (Actual Ones) for Not Filing Tax Returns; The Law; Biblical Excuses; Kids' Excuses; Having an Overweight Dog or Cat; Excuses for Leaving a Dinner or a Party Early; Excuses to Stay on the Computer (or Smart Phone) 209 Travel Excuses; Even More Excuses for Even More Occasions; Words to the Wise{u2026} and Wiseguys: Quotations and Proverbs about Excuses.
Responsibility: Steven D. Price.

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Looking for ways to escape or shift blame is a fundamental part of life. Here's a survival guide full of ready-made excuses, from the student's classic?My dog ate my homework," to the motorist's?Was that sign the speed limit, Officer? I thought it was the town's population," to the dieter's?I wasn't getting enough to eat on one diet, so I had to go on three." You'll welcome these ready-made alibis and cop-outs for business, school, sports, family, romance, and other situations where you might find yourself in hot water.

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