​英語で小噺

English Rakugo Short Stories

by 鹿鳴家 英楽(Kanariya Eiraku)

73. 結婚指輪

Wedding Ring

73. 結婚指輪

Wedding Ring

​SCRIPT

A:   Do you know why we wear a wedding ring on the ring finger?
B:   No, I don’t. Please tell me why.
A:   Can you do like this? You bend your middle fingers like this and put

together the tips of other fingers like this.
B:   Like this?
A:   Yes, Can you move your thumbs?
B:   Yes, I can.
A:   Can you move your index finger?
B:   Yes, I can.
A:   Can you move your little fingers?
B:   Yes, I can.
A:   How about your ring fingers?
B:   No, I can’t.
A:   See? The two never separate. That’s why we wear a wedding ring

on the ring finger.