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Rakugo in English
English Rakugo Short Stories
by Kanariya Eiraku

13. チューインガム

Chewing Gum

13. チューインガム

Chewing Gum


An old lady was on her first flight.

As the plane rose into the air, her ears began popping and were quite painful.
A flight attendant saw that she was in pain and gave her some chewing gum.

FA: This will help to stop your ears from popping.
OL: Thank you.

A few hours later, the plane landed safely.

FA:    Did the chewing gum help to stop your ears from popping?
OL:  Oh, yes, it worked very well.
     But how do I get it out of my ears?

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