Rakugo in English

English Rakugo Short Stories

by Kanariya Eiraku

19. 学校に行きたくない理由

The Reason Why I can't Go to School

19. 学校に行きたくない理由

The Reason Why I can't Go to School

SCRIPT

A boy is talking with his father.

B:    Dad, I don't want to go to school today.
D:    Why not?
B:    Well, last week, one of the chickens on the school farm died and the next

       day we had chicken for lunch.  Then three days ago one of the pigs on

       the school farm died and the next day, we had pork for lunch.
D:    But why don't you want to go today?
B:    Because yesterday, our English teacher died.