Only David Davis with his 'the dog ate my homework
' approach to preparation and Dominic Raab, with his sudden realisation that Dover was a major ferry port, could begin to match the incompetence of "Failing Grayling".
(Sorry kids: 'The dog ate my homework
,' just won't work in the fierce world of magazine publication).
And also there was Darby from CBBC's The Dog Ate My Homework
who popped in.
To cite that as an excuse for United's drudgery would be about as credible as the dog ate my homework
He went on to present CBBC's The Dog Ate My Homework
before becoming the narrator for ITV2's Love Island in 2015 and in 2016 he was the presenter of CelebAbility which is returning to our screens.
Government officers frequently fail to attend judicial summons or do not deliver reports that have been requested, claiming all sorts of implausible reasons which have not yet reached the point of 'the dog ate my homework
' but conceivably could.
Hmm, that's a bit up there with "the dog ate my homework
" for excuses.
The Entertainment award is between All Round To Mrs Brown's, The Dog Ate My Homework
and Robot Wars.
The English authorities often grant the odd hour here or there for "the dog ate my homework
" excuses, but by and large if players are not signed by tomorrow, they are not coming unless they are the sort of out-ofcontract waifs and strays with which David Moyes did his bit to revive the spirit of Friends Reunited.
UP there with "the dog ate my homework
" is the latest excuse on why Leicester City's players failed Claudio Ranieri.
"I said 'I can't read it, it blew away' and it was like the old 'the dog ate my homework
' excuse!" Abbey Clancy " Luckily, Abbey had a ghostwriter - Liverpool jounalist and novelist Debbie Johnson - so it was saved and this week it finally hits the shelves.
Uh, have you never heard the excuse, "The dog ate my homework
They rummaged deep into this week's favourite dictionary, flicked past "the dog ate my homework
" and came up with "to hand deliver the package at that time would have cost more in wasted time and disruption than paying for its postage".
T He went on to finish second in last year's final at just 14 years old, and he's since worked with the likes of Jason Manford and Vic Reeves, and on CBBC shows including The Dog Ate My Homework
and 4 O'Clock Club.
It appears everyone's friend, the Internal Revenue Service, introduced the digital equivalent of "The dog ate my homework
" when it claimed six computer hard drives "crashed" at roughly the same time after a Republican senator expressed interest in the details behind IRS delays in considering not-for-profit status for conservative-leaning groups in the run-up to the 2012 general election.