You know when you're coming up with an excuse for something, millions of them go through your head before you pick the best one you think will work right?
One girl decided to be just straight up with her professor and tell him the truth instead of making something up. What was her reason for having late homework? She had been dumped by her boyfriend.
You're probably wondering if the professor responded to the email above? Well he did and his response was, "Well, life happens. Seems like a good time to go to Europe."