WFMY -- Our partners at Careerbuilder.com compiled the latest list of the most creative excuses for calling out sick.
"I can't come to work because...
...my dog is having a nervous breakdown."
...my toe is stuck in a faucet."
...I'm having my dead grandmother dug up for a police investigation."
They sound crazy, but they've all been used!
The survey says 30 percent of workers over the past year called in sick even when they were not. BUT, if you're playing hooky, you may want to think twice.
Almost 30 percent of employers said they checked up on their employees by either calling them or requiring a doctor's note.