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16 Fun Excuses for Being Late to Work

Are you chronically late for work? The good news is, you're not alone: At least 16% of the working population admits to rolling into the office late at least once a week.

Need some more data to help explain to your boss why you're not there at 9 on the dot? Check out this infographic for some real stats on being late for workand some made-up excuses you may or may not want to try.

16 Excuses For Being Late To Work

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