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nothing's better than a day playing hooky--unless it's a day playing hooky without the guilt that comes from leaving work behind.
Colin Mackay, Edinburgh secretary of the Educational Institute of Scotland, said children would stop playing hooky if they were free to choose.
KRONOS GLOBAL ABSENCE SURVEY SHOWS EMPLOYEES AROUND THE WORLD PLAYING HOOKY WITH CHINA LEADING THE PACK
Clark and a friend got caught playing hooky after they rode in the muscle car of the student, Richard B.
These are the worst-ever rates for pupils playing hooky.
It is also a literary gift to every reader who dreams about playing hooky for a chance to eat lunch with the likes of Ray Bradbury or John Steinbeck.
As a child in communist Poland he discovered that playing hooky was the best way of protesting against the status quo.
I hadn't really wasted all those early school years playing hooky back in New York,'' recalled Seiden, 80, who lives in North Hollywood.
Knowing that time was short only heightened the sense of two kids playing hooky from school as we pulled out of the driveway and headed for lovely country fields to gather the summer bounty of daisies, cornflowers, and lilies.
You knew it would, after the shock ending to last week's opener, when a boat carrying kids playing hooky capsized.
Foods containing PHOs, sugars and salt are commonly packed; playing hooky are veggies and sources of fiber, vitamins, and anti-oxidants.