​英語で小噺

English Rakugo Short Stories

by 鹿鳴家 英楽(Kanariya Eiraku)

45. ロバと葬式

A Donkey and a Funeral

45. ロバと葬式

A Donkey and a Funeral

​SCRIPT

One day a donkey that a farmer keeps kicked his mother-in-law.
The next day she died.
When she was buried, a lot of men came to the church.
The priest was surprised.

P: Your mother-in-law was liked very much.
  I’ve never seen so many people for the funeral.
F:   They didn’t come for the funeral.
      They came to buy the donkey.