Rakugo in English

English Rakugo Short Stories

by Kanariya Eiraku

63. 右足と左足

The Tight and Left Legs

63. 右足と左足

The Tight and Left Legs

SCRIPT

A conversation between a doctor and a patient.

Patient:   Doctor, I have pain in my left leg.
Doctor:   Let me see. You are already 80 years old. I’ll give you some

              painkillers but it’s not easy to get rid of the pain.
Patient:   But doctor, I have no problem with my right leg. It is as old as

              my left leg.