These are absentee notes from parents (including original spelling)collected by schools all over South Africa .
1. My son is under a doctor's care and should not take P.E. today. Please execute him.
2. Please excuse Promise for being absent. She was sick and I had her shot.
3. Dear School : Please ekscuse Sipho being absent on Jan. 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, and also 33.
4. Please excuse Glorious from Jim today. She is administrating.
5. Please excuse Blessing from P.E. for a few days. Yesterday he fell out of a tree and misplaced his hip.
6. Edwed has been absent because he had two teeth taken out of his face..
7. Moses was absent yesterday because he was playing football. He was hurt in the growing part.
8. Millicentia could not come to school today because she has been bothered by very close veins.
9. Philemon will not be in school cus he has an acre in his side
10. Please excuse Justice Friday from school. He has very loose vowels.
11. Please excuse Khanyile from being absent yesterday. He had (diahre) (dyrea) (direathe) the shits.
12. Please excuse Thomaas for being absent yesterday. He had diarrhea and his boots leak.
13. Petros was absent yesterday because he missed his bust.
14. Please excuse Reginald for being. It was his father's fault.
15. I kept Beauty home because she was to go Christmas shopping because I don't know what size she wear.
16. Please ekxcuse Wiseman for missing school yesterday. We forgot to get the Sunday paper off verunda, and when we found it Monday, we thought it was Sunday.
17. Sihle won't be in school a week from Friday. We have to attend her funeral.
18. My daughter was absent yesterday because she was tired. She spent a weekend with the Marines.
19. Please excuse Johnwood for being absent yesterday. He had a cold and could not breed well.
20.Please excuse Good Fortune for being absent yesterday. She was in bed with gramps.
21. Gloria was absent yesterday as she was having a gangover.
22. Please excuse Bhoniswa , she has been sick and under the doctor.
23. Winnie 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 low grade fever and ached all over. I wasn't the best either, sore throat and fever. There must be something going around, her father even got hot last night.
24. Please excuse my little Mavundla for not being in school yesterday. His father is gone and I could not get him ready because I was in bed with the doctor.