Sorry I’m Late, I’ll Be There In 15 Minutes!


Everyone is late. Likewise, everyone knows that providing a small excuse as a white lie can be a great way to avoid hurting someone’s feelings. It’s not terrible, it’s just quick lies. So, here are 21 quick texting excuses to use next time you are in a bind, and need a little extra time.

1. I’m held up at the grocery store. They are training this hot cashier, so I’m stuck in a slow line. I’ll be there in 15.

2. Yo, I just stopped and helped this dude jump his car. Karma points for me today! I’ll be there in 15.

3. I had to slam on my breaks to avoid this idiot on a bike, and my coffee spilled on me. Gotta zip home quick. I’ll be there in 15.

4. I dropped my phone in the toilet and had to dry the crap out of it. Gotta buy some rice. I’ll be there in 15.

5. Dude, the traffic is insane. There is a stoppage at the corner of random ave and no chance blvd. I’ll be there in 15.

6. My mom just called, and I had to talk about life things. I don’t know what’s going on in my life, how do I get that across to her? Oh well. End of rant. I’ll be there in 15.

7. Finally. Stupid bus driver had to stop at McDonalds. It’s like, come on, you’re overweight already. Anywho, I’ll be there in 15.

8. The line at Starbucks is so freeaaaking long! Seriously, does this dude really need to get his whole office lattes? Kiss ass much?! I’ll be there in 15.

9. Yo, I am stuck behind this train. It’s at 89 cars already and I can’t see the end. I’ll be there in 15.

10. Holy crap. I just saw this dude get hit by a car on his bike by this Asian chick. Then the chick drove off. I gotta stay and talk to the police. I’ll be there in 15.

11. I am dropping my roommate off at work because her bike tire is flat. I’ll be there in 15.

12. (If rainy) Over by my place, there was a break in the clouds and a sweet rainbow. Sorry, I’ll be there in 15.

13. I got sucked in to the live version of Freebird at the Atlanta concert in 82. You gotta hear it. I’ll be there in 15.

14. Some dude just walked in and yelled Free Pizza! I’ll be there in 15.

15. (For Girls) I was out of the shower and the power went off with my wet hair. I’ll be there in 15.

16. (Meeting someone after work) My boss called me into his office to chat about my recent performance. Another reason to have that drink. I’ll be there in 15.

17. I can not find a place to park! This city is obnoxious. I’m circling around again. I’ll be there in 15.

18. To keep this brief, my two roommates just ate Cocoa Puffs with expired milk. The projectile vomiting was a sight to behold. I’ll be there in 15.

19. Sorry, but the funeral scene for Aragog was on ABC Family, and I had to stay to watch Radcliffe do the pincers thing. I’ll be there in 15.

20. You just missed the red bull girls! So smoking, and I got her number. You could’ve chatted up the friend! Missing out. Anyway, I’ll be there in 15.

21. Sorry I’m late but there was this mama duck and her baby ducks, and they were crossing the street, and I just had to snapchat that shit. I’ll be there in 15.

Now, not all of these will work for you, but in a bind, I’m sure one of these bad boys could get you through without hurting the feelings of that waiting friend!