​英語で小噺

English Rakugo Short Stories

by 鹿鳴家 英楽(Kanariya Eiraku)

23. 少しお待ちください

Wait a Minute

23. 少しお待ちください

Wait a Minute

​SCRIPT

There are several kinds of coins in the United States.


A penny, a nickel, a dime and a quarter.
A penny is 1 cent, and a nickel is 5 cents,
a dime is 10 cents and quarter is 25 cents.

The following is a conversation between God and a man.

M:   God, how long is a million years?
G:   A million years?
    To me, it's a minute.
M:     I see, how much is one million dollars?
G:     One million dollars?
        To me it's a penny.
M:     God, could you give me a penny?
G:     Wait a minute.