Rakugo in English

English Rakugo Short Stories

by Kanariya Eiraku

76. 欠席の理由

The Reason for Absence

76. 欠席の理由

The Reason for Absence

SCRIPT

The telephone rang in the school office and the principal picked up the phone.

Student:  (in a squeaky voice) Hello, I’m calling for Takashi Sudo. He  won’t be able to go to school today. He’s sick.

Principal: That’s all right. Thank you for calling. May I ask who is speaking?

Student:  Well, this is my mother.