They told me at the blood bank this might happen.
This is just a 15-minute power nap like they raved about in that time management course you sent me to.
I was working smarter – not harder.
Whew! I must have left the top off the liquid paper.
I wasn’t sleeping! I was meditating on the mission statement and envisioning a new paradigm!
This is one of the seven habits of highly effective people!
I was testing the keyboard for drool resistance.
I’m in the management training program. I’m actually doing a Stress Level Elimination Exercise Plan (SLEEP) that I learned at the last mandatory seminar you made me attend.
This is in exchange for the six hours last night when I dreamed about work!
I was doing a highly specific Yoga exercise to relieve work-related stress. Do you discriminate against people who practice Yoga?
Damn! Why did you interrupt me? I had almost figured out a solution to our biggest problem.
The coffee machine is broken.
Someone must have put decaf in the wrong pot.
Boy, that cold medicine I took last night just won’t wear off.
Ah, the unique and unpredictable circadian rhythms of the workaholic!
I wasn’t sleeping. I was trying to pick up my contact lens without hands.
The mail courier flipped out and pulled a gun so I was playing dead to avoid getting shot.
Geez, I thought you (the boss) were gone for the day.