Actual letters from parents to school... (U)

My son is under a doctor's care and should not take P.E. today. Please execute him.

-x-x-x-

Please excuse Lisa for being absent. She was sick and I had her shot.

-x-x-x-

Dear School: Please ekscuse John being absent on Jan. 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, and also 33.

-x-x-x-

Please excuse Gloria from Jim today. She is administrating.

-x-x-x-

Please excuse Roland from P.E. for a few days. Yesterday he fell out of tree and misplaced his hip.

-x-x-x-

John has been absent because he had two teeth taken out of his face.

-x-x-x-

Carlos was absent yesterday because he was playing football. He was hurt in the growing part.

-x-x-x-

Chris will not be in school cus he has an acre in his side.

-x-x-x-

Please excuse Ray Friday from school. He has very loose vowels.

-x-x-x-

Please excuse Tommy for being absent yesterday. He had diarrhea and his boots leak.

-x-x-x-

Irving was absent yesterday because he missed his bust.

-x-x-x-

Please excuse Jimmy for being. It was his father's fault.

-x-x-x-

I kept Billie home because she had to go Christmas shopping cause I don't know what size she wear.

-x-x-x-

Please excuse Jennifer for missing school yesterday. We forgot to get the Sunday paper off the porch, and when we found it Monday, we thought it was Sunday.

-x-x-x-

Sally won't be in school a week from Friday. We have to attend her funeral.

-x-x-x-

My daughter was absent yesterday because she was tired. She spent a weekend with the Marines.

-x-x-x-

Please excuse Jason for being absent yesterday. He had a cold and could not breed well.

-x-x-x-

Please excuse Mary for being absent yesterday. She was in bed with gramps.

-x-x-x-

Maryann was absent December 11-16, because she had a fever, sore throat, headache and upset stomach. Her sister was also sick, fever and sore throat, her brother had a low grade fever and ached all over. I wasn't the best either, sore throat and fever. There must be something going round, her father even got hot last night.

 

These have been edited from a slightly larger selection collected by by Nisheeth Parekh, University Texas Medical Branch at Galveston seen on the website http://www.angelfire.com/blues/zahidhomepage/actual.htm

 

Next...>