Faker's Dozen

Faker's Dozen

A situation in which an employee takes 12 dubious sick days in a period of time. A person who does a faker's dozen may have difficulty keeping his/her job.
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The eleven stories in Melvin Jules Bukiet's highly imaginative A Faker's Dozen occupy a zone that is cerebral, literary, and packed with intellectual import.
When a woman outbids him, she embraces him beside the nearly completed cross in his home and, with the kind of ironic final twist that ties up all the stories in A Faker's Dozen, he falls as "dead as God.