Chaucer + Rap = Surprisingly Funny

I saw this video this morning, posted by a few people on Facebook. I had to share.

This one goes out to the Summoner, the Miller, the Wife of Bath, and the Monk.

There are dozen of reasons to love Chaucer (hilarious stories, sexual innuendo, and fart jokes notwithstanding) but who knew the General Prologue lent itself so well to rap?

For those of us not fluent in Middle English, here’s a good side-by-side translation.


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