At 6:30 a.m. their mother rapped on their bedroom door. "Time to get moving, guys. This is a school day, you know.
"I can't do it," moaned Ned.
"Me neither," groaned Ted.
"What'll we do?"
"Make like zombies," said Ted. "Lie still; play dead. Maybe we can fool Mom into thinking we're really sick till it's too late for school."
The plan work awesomely. But when their mom discovered the ruse, she grounded them for two weeks.