People make many excuses as to why they don’t attend church services. If we substitute wash (or washing, laundry or soap), one can easily see how the excuses “don’t hold water!”
My parents always made me wash as a child.
People who wash are hypocrites; they think they are cleaner than other people.
There are so many different kinds of soap, I could never decide which one was right.
I used to wash but it got so boring I stopped.
I still wash on special occasions like Christmas and Easter.
None of my friends wash.
I’m still young, when I get older and need it more I might decide to start washing.
People who make soap are only interested in your money.
I’m so busy I just can’t find the time to wash.
I’ve got to make a living. I don’t have time. Please have me excused.
—Author Unknown; via whatsaiththescriptures.com (edited)