April 22, 2011

Sleeping At Your Desk and Caught?

(Photo by Djk, Dreamstime.com) 

S is for Sleeping.  (A-Z Blogging Challenge)

Ten Best Things To Say If You Get Caught Sleeping At Your Desk

10. " They told me at the blood bank this might happen."

9.  "This is just a 15 minute power nap like they raved about in that time management course you sent me to."

8.  "I was testing my keyboard for drool resistance."

7.  "Too bad you interrupted me.  I had almost figured out a solution to our biggest problem."

6.  "Whew!  Guess I left the top off the White-Out.  You probably got here just in time!"

5.  "I wasn't sleeping.  I was meditating on the company's mission statement."

4.  "I was doing a highly specific yoga exercise to relieve work-related stress.  Are you discriminatory toward people who practice yoga?"

3.  "The coffee machine is broken."

2.  "Someone must've put decaf in the wrong pot."

And the #1 best thing to say if you get caught sleeping at your desk . . .

1.  ". . . in Jesus' name.  Amen."


  1. Ha! And if someone uses that last one, the boss would be scared to comment negatively on it for fear of a lawsuit! :O)

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  2. I love #1....I'm totally gonna use it!

  3. This is hilarious. I love the end, of course, but I also love #4. Great stuff!

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  4. hahaha thanks for the laugh! I am loving the S posts!!

  5. some great excuses there!


  6. My favorite, of course, is #1. I could totally practice #6 and get away with it around my house.