Fortunately, he hasn’t had any Duke students miss work due to jail time.
Gerald Wilson, an academic dean in Trinity College, typically asks students who arrive to class late to explain their tardiness.
However, this excuse that someone told Karen Murphy, lecturer of psychology and neuroscience, can happen to any Duke student who’s having a little too much fun—one student told her that they were in the hospital because they broke their ankle falling out of the cage at Shooters II.
Have you ever been in a situation where you did not do your homework, and your teacher asks you if you did your homework? here are some of the best excuses for not doing your homework.1# My computer crashed and I did not save my work/my printer stopped working!
Most didn’t reply or couldn’t think of any good excuses.
Professor of Sociology Jen’nan Read wrote that throughout her many years of teaching, she has heard some “incredulous” excuses, but no single one stands out.
Back in the 1990s, The Chronicle held an annual competition in which professors could submit the craziest homework excuse they had heard.
In 2018, The Chronicle decided to ask more than 20 professors their favorite excuse for missing a homework or exam that they had heard in their years of teaching.
Now, I know that you personally are probably an excellent driver, but trust me, your classmates are horrible.
Every year, countless students come up to me and say, “I’m sorry, but I did not turn in my homework on time because I got into a car accident.” I’m tired of dealing with all these excuses, so I’m going to save everybody the trouble of making them up.