How to take a sick day when you’re not sick
If you’ve ever needed to get away from work for a day or two (and you’re not really sick), then take some pointers on how to best cover-up your tracks and have the best chance for getting the day off.
“Sometimes you just need some time to yourself — to hit a museum, get drunk in the afternoon or play Wii all night without the sound of your boss’s voice ringing in your ears. But like a lot of Americans, you’ve only got 10 days of vacation a year, and they’re already parceled out to family visits and your annual trip to Bonnaroo. Needless to say, those sick days start to look pretty tempting.”