Excuse No. 58

My stomach hurts.

How to sell it

1. You need to own it—believe that your stomach hurts.

2. Commit to the role of Hurt Stomach Person #1.

3. Frequently interrupt the conversation by holding up your finger and heaving like something bad is about to happen.

chance this works out*

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