excuses for being late to work

top 15 most hilarious employee excuses for lateness you will ever hear

People on Quora reveal the most awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping excuses they’ve heard for lateness from an employee or co-worker. Yes, this happened. Source From the “cat told me it was Saturday” to  “my Llama gave birth”, I dare you not to crease yourself at these excuses. Share them at work – you’ll look great in comparison! Caught […]

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single dogs

“Single Dogs” and “Leftover Women” take the cake on China’s Valentines Day or Qixi

In China, a popular chain restaurant matches lone diners with oversize teddy bears. Even more so on the Qixi Festival or Chinese Valentine’s Day. The 2,000-year-old festival originated from a folk tale that a fairy called Zhi Nu married a mortal called Niu Lang. The Goddess of Heaven, who was against their marriage, separated them […]

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Irn-Bru

This is how you market a tiny ginger Scottish drink

Irn Bru is the world’s most popular soft drink (that isn’t Coca-Cola). Irn Bru showed its true-blue Scottishness by tweeting a cheeky graphic of the global dominance of Coca-Cola. Scotland is the blue bit – favouring home-grown fizzy ginger Irn-Bru. One (very Scottish) explanation is that : Irn-bru uses a colouring called ‘sunset yellow’ that is […]

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weird company names in China

Banned : long winded, weird company names in China

Weird company names are banned by the Chinese State Administration for Industry and Commerce. The 33 new guidelines include a section outlawing overly long-winded names. No longer will company names consist of sentences, paragraphs, or even short novellas. Sounds over the top? Maybe you’re not familiar with the northern Chinese condom company ‘Uncle Niu’. Deep breath. […]

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