Excuses for All Occasions: Alibis, Apologies, and Cop-Outs That Can Get You Out of (or Into) Trouble

Excuses for All Occasions: Alibis, Apologies, and Cop-Outs That Can Get You Out of (or Into) Trouble

by Steven D. Price
     
 

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Looking for ways to escape or shift blame is a fundamental part of life. Here’s a survival guide full of ready-made excuses, from the student’s classic “My dog ate my homework,” to the motorist’s “Was that sign the speed limit, Officer? I thought it was the town’s population,” to the dieter’s “I

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Looking for ways to escape or shift blame is a fundamental part of life. Here’s a survival guide full of ready-made excuses, from the student’s classic “My dog ate my homework,” to the motorist’s “Was that sign the speed limit, Officer? I thought it was the town’s population,” to the dieter’s “I wasn’t getting enough to eat on one diet, so I had to go on three.” You’ll welcome these ready-made alibis and cop-outs for business, school, sports, family, romance, and other situations where you might find yourself in hot water.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616085971
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
06/05/2012
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
851,595
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Steven D. Price is the author or editor of thirty-nine fiction and nonfiction books, including the bestselling 1001 . . . Things Ever Said series and the award-winning The American Quarter Horse. In the course of his five-decade publishing career he has been a book and magazine editor and a literary agent. Currently a consulting editor and the “manuscript doctor” at Skyhorse Publishing, he lives in New York City.

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