25 Creative Excuses For Not Turning In Your Homework

Posted by , Updated on May 4, 2014

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Swarms of kids line the beaches soaking up the last few rays of the summer sun; parents seem to be in a good mood for once, and the checkout lines at Wal-Mart rival the lines at Olympic sporting events. This can only mean one thing – school is almost in session. Getting back into the swing of things is hard to do, so I’m giving you a free pass. If for some reason you get behind on your homework (which we all know would never happen, right?), I give you permission to use one of these 25 creative excuses for not turning in your homework. Your dog will thank you for not blaming him yet again. Happy learning!
25

Air Mail

Air-mail

I thought it was a letter and accidentally mailed it to my Grandma Maude overseas.

24

Alien Invasion

Alien

Aliens took it as a sample of human handwriting.

23

An Honest Mistake

Buffalo-Bill

Buffalo Bill from “The Silence of the Lambs” mistook it for a piece of human flesh and stole it to add to his collection.

22

Copycat

Copying-homework

I let somebody copy it and they never gave it back.

21

Exterminate!

Daleks

Doctor Who needed my help to save the human race and a dalek exterminated it just before I re-entered the TARDIS.


20

Poof

Explosion

It spontaneously combusted and vaporized.

19

Important Evidence

FBI-seal

The FBI confiscated it because they claimed it was vital evidence.

18

Tiger in the Bathroom

Hangover-tiger1

I was pet-sitting Mike Tyson’s tiger and it escaped from my bathroom and ate my homework.

17

A Good Deed

Homeless

I gave it to a homeless man to help him insulate his cardboard box.

16

Oh, Kanye

Kanye-West

Kanye West ripped it up because he thought Beyonce’s homework was better.

15

Messy Divorce

Katie-Holmes1

Katie Holmes mistook it for one of her divorce papers and signed a hole right through it.

14

Bullseye!

Katniss

My little sister wanted to prove she could shoot an arrow as well as Katniss Everdeen and decided to use my homework as the target.

13

Pen Ran Out of Ink

pen-1

My pen ran out of ink so I decided to go buy another one. I got lost on the way back and was eventually taken home by a tourist who fortunately had a map. When I tried the pen though, it was a dud and I couldn’t go buy another one or I would probably never get home.

12

Inspiration

Mother-Teresa

I found the assignment to be uninspiring, so I read a book about the life of Mother Teresa instead.

11

Mugged

Mugger

I got mugged on the way home.

10

Oops…

No-toilet-paper

We ran out of toilet paper last night…

9

Flying High

Paper-airplane

My friend made a paper airplane out of it and it landed on the roof.

8

Off With My Head

Queen-Elizabeth-II

I went to London on vacation and the Queen threatened to cut off my head if I didn’t give her my homework.

7

Romney Ryan 2012

Romney-Ryan-2012

My dad ripped it to shreds when Mitt Romney announced his vice presidential running mate.

6

A Blind Eye

Soap-in-the-eye

I got soap in my eyes and went blind until just now.

5

Blame It on the Rain

Solar-powered-calculator

I have a solar-powered calculator and it was cloudy.

4

Poor Teacher

Teacher

I didn’t want to add to my teacher’s heavy workload.

3

Hostage Situation

Terrorists

Terrorists kidnapped me and they just let me go, so I didn’t have time to do it.

2

Lightning Fast

Usain-Bolt1

Usain Bolt sprinted past me, causing a sudden gust of wind that propelled the assignment from my hand.

1

Vindication

V-for-Vendetta

V thought it was so well written, he decided to use it as propaganda for his revolution.

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