Has punctuality become a quaint, outdated virtue? Does it really matter anymore? If you think it does (or your boss does), here are some common sense tips for being on time.
Is it just kids who say the darndest things?
How about adults?
For example, check out these excuses people gave for being late to work. They're honest-to-goodness excuses from a CareerBuilder study.
A zebra was running down the highway and held up traffic (turned out to be true).
Woke up on the front lawn of a house two blocks away from home.
Cat got stuck in the toilet.
Ran out of milk and had to buy some before getting ready for work.
Fell asleep in the car when I got to work.
Accidentally put superglue in my eye instead of contact lens solution and had to go to the emergency room.
Thought Halloween was a work holiday.