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Funny Excuses for Not Doing Homework

This story presents to you some funny excuses for not doing homework, which are quite a common sight in every grade of school, and sometimes, they're fun to listen to.
Aparna Jadhav
If you are a fifth grader and you want to watch your favorite TV show just when you have to finish the work your teacher has given you, what do you do? Personally, I think you watch the show anyway, and give excuses for not doing homework the next day at school! There are so many such excuses, which kids use when they don't do their homework, and though the teacher can tell, they still use these. That's what makes them so funny.
Some of them are very spontaneous, as they come right on the spur of the moment when the teacher demands an answer. While some can be mugged earlier, simply to be prepared when the teacher asks you for an answer. Whatever the situation is, you have to give some reason, since the bottom line is that you haven't finished your work. Find some such really funny reasons mentioned in the following article. (Note: Make sure you keep this list away from your teachers or parents, as you never know what will happen if they find it.).

List of Excuses

The list is compiled below, you can take your pick from them; but here's a warning, don't expect them to work always, as eventually, they are excuses!?
  • I accidentally divided by zero and my paper burst into flames.
  • I have a solar powered calculator and it was cloudy.
  • I could only get arbitrarily close to my textbook. I couldn't actually reach it.

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  • I could have sworn I put the homework inside a Klein bottle, but this morning I couldn't find it.
  • I was kidnapped by terrorists and they just didn't let me go, so I didn't have time to do it.
  • I locked the paper in my trunk, but a four-dimensional dog got in and ate it.
  • I mistook it for a letter and sent/emailed it overseas.
  • I took time out to snack a dough-nut and a cup of coffee. I spent the rest of the night trying to figure which one to dunk.
  • I have the proof, but there isn't room to write it in this margin.
  • It was Isaac Newton's birthday.
  • I didn't do it because I didn't want to add to my teacher's heavy workload.
  • A bunch of nerds stole it to make sure theirs were completely perfect.
  • It was in my pocket and mom/cleaning lady washed my uniform.
  • My mother took it to have it framed.
  • It was in my back pocket and a pickpocket stole it.
  • I let somebody copy it, but they never gave it back.
  • I was reading it on the way home and the wind blew it away.
  • I left it at home.
  • The dog/cat/hamster/bird/fish ate it.
  • It must have fallen out of my folder/bag.
  • I couldn't figure out whether I am the square of negative one or I is the square root of negative one.
  • My brother/sister/friend made it into a paper airplane and it landed on the roof.
  • My skimpy printer ran out of ink.
  • I left it at school overnight so I couldn't do it.
  • The sink was full of water and it fell in.
  • Aliens took it as a sample of human handwriting.
  • I got mugged on the way home.
  • I was too busy to do it.
  • It was put in the paper shredder by accident.
  • You (the teacher) left it here after I gave it in last lesson and another teacher threw it out by accident.
  • I fed it to the pet/baby/one of those plants that can eat anything.
  • Someone told me there was no homework.
  • It's in my locker and the key's at home/in the locker.
  • I thought it was due tomorrow/next week.
  • Paint got splattered all over it.
  • I was watching the World Series and got tied up trying to prove that it converged.
  • It was used as a rag.
  • The FBI/Federal Police needed it for vital evidence.
  • The computer exploded.
  • I swapped bags/folders and I must have left it in the other one.
  • It spontaneously combusted and vaporized.
  • My sibling's friend showed me how he could eat paper.
  • We had to light the fire.
  • It flew out the car window.
  • The baby tore it up.
  • What homework?
You can use the reasons mentioned above, but completely on your own risk! But not doing it, isn't going to help you get rid of your work, so might as well finish it off. Read and understand the benefits of doing your work on time, and then, plan those important things, like playing, watching TV, or even going to the mall.