Brrrr, it's cold out. It's 7.45 on Monday morning, you lazily stretch out an arm trying to find the snooze button! You really need an excuse for a lie-in – just 10 more minutes! Here are some of the lamest excuses for being late for work...

Who hasn’t wanted to roll over and snuggle under the duvet when it’s time to get up! Here’s our collection of the strangest, least credible, downright lamest excuses people have come up with in the name of a few minutes’ more shuteye. 

Have you ever given your boss a really dodgy excuse for being late? Tell us in the comments section – c’mon, we won’t tell!