Home | Archives

Top Excuses Pinoys Use When They're Late

Have you ever had one of those days when one thing goes wrong and the rest of the morning seems to follow suit? Sometimes the universe conspires against you and you're the unlucky winner of the late-to-work lottery. But on most days, you're probably sitting at your desk while the day's lottery winner does the walk of tardy shame with one of these classic lines.

Ladies and gentlemen, here are the top excuses pinoys use when they're late.

"Grabe yung traffic ngayon!"

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="805"]disney oh silly the
incredibles stuck (Source: blogs.disney)[/caption]

"I got lost finding this place."

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="805"]lost disney star wars
darth vader
stormtrooper (Source: tumblr)[/caption]

"Ang haba ng pila sa MRT, yun pala nasira!"

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="805"]TV Land football bored
super bowl
waiting (Source: tumblr)[/caption]

"Ang tagal ng roommate ko sa banyo!"

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="638"]monsters inc movie
disney pixar
bathroom (Source:tumblr)[/caption]

"My Uber/Grab took forever. And he didn't even use Waze."

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="628"]halloween movie
halloweentown (Source: tumblr)[/caption]

"Sorry, my meeting before this ended late."

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="612"]reaction running full
house michelle tanner
mornings (Source:tumblr)[/caption]

"Walang parking! I had to park in (insert far place) pa."

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="805"]parking police
academy (Source: televandalist)[/caption]

"I had to drop off my kids."

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="580"]America's Funniest Home
Videos funny fail car
kids (Source: giphy)[/caption]

"May nakalimutan ako sa bahay... Tuloy binalikan ko pa!"

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="579"]running muppets late go
go go running
late (Source: reactiongifs)[/caption]

"I set my alarm at 5PM instead of AM!!"

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="805"]Angry Birds movie
morning sleeping wake
up (Source: giphy)[/caption]

"I was sick this morning."

[caption id="attachment_26223" align="aligncenter" width="500"]mean
girls quotes (Source: sharegif)[/caption]

"I thought everyone would be late because, you know, #FilipinoTime."

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="805"]Fox TV animals fail
ouch office (Source: fox)[/caption]

BONUS: "The doorknob broke and I couldn't get out of my room."

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="391"]funny baby panda
doorknob (Source: reddit)[/caption]

Hopefully, today was not one of those days for you!

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="805"]pixar inside
out (Source: tumblr)[/caption]

Like what you see? For more about the job scene, follow Kalibrr on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.