Rakugo in English

English Rakugo Short Stories

by Kanariya Eiraku

88. いい知らせと悪い知らせ

Good News and Bad News

88. いい知らせと悪い知らせ

Good News and Bad News

SCRIPT

A doctor is talking with a patient.

Doctor:     About the medical test I did on you, I have some good news                  and have some bad news.

Patient:     I want to hear the good news first.

Doctor:     Well, the good news is that you have 24 hours to live.

Patient:     What!? Only 24 hours? If that is the good news, then what is

the bad news?

Doctor:     I was going to tell it to you yesterday.