Classic / British EnglishÂ WeÂ ll give a free dinner to the person who tells the best story. Now, put up your hands if you agree.Â The pilgrims all held up their hands.A group of pilgrims are travelling together for five days from London to Canterbury. On the way, each pilgrim has to tell a story to keep the others amused. Some stories are happy, and some are sad. But they all have a message, and we can learn from them.