you'd be late to your own funeral

you'd be late to your own funeral

Said humorously to emphasize the fact that someone is always late or unpunctual. A: "Sorry, Sarah, I'm going to be about 15 minutes late." B: "Sheesh. You'd be late to your own funeral!" Rory Thompson, class started over an hour ago! You'd be late to your own funeral, young man!
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