School of rock

 by Peter Spence in Legends, Music Directions 1 Comment

Fair play to Patrick Pipino, the father who wrote to his daughter’s school explaining that she had been late in because she had been watching a three-and-a-half-hour Springsteen show the night before. Rock’n’roll was originally an expression of youthful rebellion – even if it’s been a long time since either youth or rebellion were part of the average Springsteen gig – and if being late for school isn’t being free, free to do what we want to do, without getting hassle from the man, then it’s a start.

In the spirit of manageable rebellion that doesn’t actually have any serious consequences, then, here are the rock-based excuses you might consider using to excuse lateness from school…

Peter SpenceSchool of rock

Peter Spence

Matthew Langford Perry is an American-Canadian actor and comedian. He is well known for his Emmy-nominated role as Chandler Bing on the popular, long-running NBC television sitcom Friends.

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  1. Peter Spence

    Awesome comment!

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