Bored Panda works better on our iPhone app
Continue in app Continue in browser
BoredPanda Add Post

The Bored Panda iOS app is live! Fight boredom with iPhones and iPads here.

Professor Sends An Email To His Students Explaining Why The Class Is Postponed, And It’s A Wild Ride
113points
652
People1 year ago

Professor Sends An Email To His Students Explaining Why The Class Is Postponed, And It’s A Wild Ride

Most of us have probably been in these kinds of situations at least once. Let’s be real—probably more than once. We’re talking about those situations back in school or university where you completely forgot to do your homework or missed some kind of deadline, and you tried your best to come up with some kind of convincing story to explain yourself in front of the teacher or professor. There are people who have the talent to come up with truly convincing ones. In the blink of an eye. Unfortunately, some aren’t that lucky and tend to go a bit overboard and their stories end up being something along the lines of “the dog ate my homework.”

But have ever witnessed a teacher or a profession trying to do something like that? If not, you’re about to. Twitter user decentbirthday has recently shared an email her class received from one of their professors explaining why he had to postpone an exam. Turns out, this letter is a true masterpiece.

More info: twitter.com

Apparently, the professor has been shot, has coronavirus, and is currently in the middle of a messy divorce

Image credits: decentbirthday

The post went viral on Twitter and currently has over 600k likes, over 100k retweets, and more than 2k comments.

Turns out, there’s even an update to this story. After noticing that the email he sent went viral on Twitter, the professor sent another one.

“Unlike my wife, I expect you not to cheat”

Image credits: decentbirthday

Many people were quite confused by this story

Image credits: bnjrmn

Image credits: cal_gif

Image credits: rudy_betrayed

Someone pointed out that the situation is pretty normal for 2020

Image credits: vvarrenmusic

Some felt truly sad for the poor professor

Image credits: shadzmgamez

Image credits: KholdKhaos63

Image credits: alonzolerone

Of course, some started making jokes

Image credits: lioneljhutz23

Image credits: DemayJosh

One girl even shared her own letter that she once sent to her work

Image credits: catinaratsuit

And some started pointing out how this email sounds a lot like the excuses teachers get from students

Image credits: QuarantinaQT

Image credits: Pseudobadger

Image credits: bonleej

Share on Facebook
You May Like
Popular on Bored Panda
Start the discussion
John Baker
Community Member
1 year ago

It would appear the professor has a sense of humor. It would also appear that the humor is going over most people's heads.

Maripat Webber
Community Member
1 year ago

Clearly! I tell my students to keep their excuses to one. Piling them up just makes me yawn. “My alarms didn’t go off and then I overslept and my stomach hurt and I couldn’t find my charger and then I went to the wrong class because I was confused about what time it was and can I have an extension (on the thing I’ve known about for the past month and had time to work on in class which I frittered away texting my bffs)?

Load More Replies...
OrangeChicken
Community Member
1 year ago

"Unlike my wife, Don't cheat" had me rolling

Aragorn II Elessar
Community Member
1 year ago

Damn, I hate it when I get shot and end up in the hospital

Tabitha L
Community Member
1 year ago

A relative of mine was shot. Several bullets. One got stuck in his neck and took years to be expelled by his body. New Orleans is not always the safest place....

Load More Replies...
Load More Comments
John Baker
Community Member
1 year ago

It would appear the professor has a sense of humor. It would also appear that the humor is going over most people's heads.

Maripat Webber
Community Member
1 year ago

Clearly! I tell my students to keep their excuses to one. Piling them up just makes me yawn. “My alarms didn’t go off and then I overslept and my stomach hurt and I couldn’t find my charger and then I went to the wrong class because I was confused about what time it was and can I have an extension (on the thing I’ve known about for the past month and had time to work on in class which I frittered away texting my bffs)?

Load More Replies...
OrangeChicken
Community Member
1 year ago

"Unlike my wife, Don't cheat" had me rolling

Aragorn II Elessar
Community Member
1 year ago

Damn, I hate it when I get shot and end up in the hospital

Tabitha L
Community Member
1 year ago

A relative of mine was shot. Several bullets. One got stuck in his neck and took years to be expelled by his body. New Orleans is not always the safest place....

Load More Replies...
Load More Comments
Popular on Bored Panda
Popular on Bored Panda
User Submissions
Also on Bored Panda
Also on Bored Panda