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The Chicago Cubs Are Giving Out ‘Super Official Excuse Notes’ for People to Miss Work

If this doesn't get you off work early, we're not sure what will

The Chicago Cubs have made some extra preparations for their decisive Wednesday night World Series game, tweeting out a template for “super official excuse notes” for fans to miss work.

The note asks employers to excuse fans from their duties as the Cubs face a Game 7 showdown with the Cleveland Indians to try and win the World Series for the first time in 108 years. The final game is “kind of a big deal,” as the note puts, as the Cubs have been the lovable underdogs of the competition and count Bill Murray and John Paul Stevens among devoted fans.

See the note below.


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