Marissa Lingen (mrissa) wrote,
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Silly questions of usage and dialect.

Poll #1239616 In and out

I wish to contact my hypothetical workplace to inform them that I am ill and will not be working today. I am:

calling in sick.
138(91.4%)
calling out sick.
3(2.0%)
either of the above.
4(2.6%)
neither, something else I will put in comments.
6(4.0%)
neither, I have a superhero's immune system and/or the willingness to expose co-workers to my illnesses.
0(0.0%)
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