These are real notes written by parents in a Tennessee school district...(spellings have been left intact.)
1. Please exkuce lisa for being absent she was sick and i had her shot.
2. Please excuse jimmy for being. It was his father's fault.
3. 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.
4. My daughter was absent yesterday because she was tired. She spent a weekend with the marines.