1. “I came all the way to school before I realized I still had my pyjamas on, and had to go 집 and change”
2. “When I got here my teacher wasn’t in the classroom so I went out looking for him/her”
3. “I was abducted 의해 aliens for experimental purposes. I have been gone for 50 years, but fortunately in Earth time it was only (insert how late 당신 are here)”
4. “I invented a time machine that took me 앞으로 to my exam results. I saw that I got straight A’s, so I thought I might as well take things easy from now on.”
5. “I squeezed the toothpaste too hard, and spent all morning getting it back in the tube.”
6. “My parents 로스트 the keys to my cage.”
7. “I was helping Little Bo Peep find her sheep.”
8. “I’m afraid I can’t tell 당신 why I’m late. The government has sworn me to secrecy.”
9. “I’m not late… everyone else is early.”
10. "The bartender wouldn't let me leave."
11. “It takes a lot of time to dump a body”
12. “I wasn't late, I was just early for tomorrow.”
13. I wasn`t late. I just failed to be on time.
14. I didn`t want to seem to eager.
15. "Could 당신 please repeat the question?" (repeat when they ask 당신 again)
16. " The yellow sign painted on the road outside the school said 'CHILDREN SLOW', so rushing wasnt an option!! "
17. "had a meeting with the Pope."(doesn’t work on Pope.)
18. “I was trying to find 당신 a gift, (insert teachers name here)”
19. "I feel like I'm in everyone's way if I show up on time."