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Worst Sick Day Excuses

If you're new to the job you might be a little shy to call in sick for the day. Don't make the call unprepared–even if you are a little sick. And forget about the fake doctor's note or saying your mom’s in jail! Know what to say (and what not to) by reading these "worst" excuses at Forbes.com.

Posted: 1/18/08