Nov 4, 2022 - Business

How to call out if Philly wins the Fall Classic

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Thought experiment: Let’s say the Phillies take it all this weekend. People have a litttle too much fun. Enough that maybe Monday's a good day to stay home from work.

  • Just hypothesizing here, guys.

OK, but how might someone call out?

There’s raw honesty:

  • "Look, boss, even if I come in, I'm telling you I'm gonna be about as productive as Houston's Alex Bregman was at the plate."
  • "I'm like the Phillies bullpen. I should get an extra day off for rest."

You play the sympathy card:

Or just play the wild card:


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