1. “I came all the way to school before I realized I still had my pyjamas on, and had to go 首页 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 由 aliens for experimental purposes. I have been gone for 50 years, but fortunately in Earth time it was only (insert how late 你 are here)”
4. “I invented a time machine that took me 前锋, 期待 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 迷失 the keys to my cage.”
7. “I was helping Little Bo Peep find her sheep.”
8. “I’m afraid I can’t tell 你 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 你 please repeat the question?" (repeat when they ask 你 again)
16. " The yellow sign painted on the road outside the school 说 '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 你 a gift, (insert teachers name here)”
19. "I feel like I'm in everyone's way if I 显示 up on time."