13/12/2016 00:19 SAST | Updated 13/12/2016 00:21 SAST

15 Christmas Breakup Excuses Only A Grinch Would Use

"It's not yule, it's me."

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Breaking up with someone around the holidays is an act even the scroogiest Scrooge and grinchiest Grinch would frown upon.

Still, it happens. According to our friends at HuffPost UK, the most popular day to split up across the pond is Sunday December 11, just two weeks before Christmas. 

If you do have the nerve to dump someone around the holidays, you better have a good reason ― and it must be better than the #ChristmasBreakupExcuses we saw on Twitter this weekend. Below, 15 of the punniest, most ridiculous tweets from the trending hashtag: 

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