words of one syllable

words of one syllable

Very simple words; terms that are easy to understand. You're an astrophysicist and I'm not, so please, explain this concept in words of one syllable so I might have a chance of understanding it!
See also: of, one, syllable, word
References in classic literature ?
I think that having learned our letters we should read the best that is in literature, and not be forever repeating our a-b-abs, and words of one syllable, in the fourth or fifth classes, sitting on the lowest and foremost form all our lives.
Bill" was a sturdy fellow, aged four-and-twenty, an excellent stone-sawyer, who could get as good wages as any man in the trade of his years; but he found a reading lesson in words of one syllable a harder matter to deal with than the hardest stone he had ever had to saw.
Alison Conway, from Northumberland and Tyneside EGB group, said: "Rachael talked about how to make the aides clear and unambiguous - words of one syllable for the horse.
Shouldn't the PFA - using words of one syllable to ensure players understand - point out that the manly response to insults is to play better and ignore them?
And for every moronic question I ask, they patiently explain in words of one syllable.
She gave her father and James both barrels - and in words of one syllable.
If you were in any doubt as to the political stance of any of our national newspapers, then last Friday's headlines spelt them out in words of one syllable.
Every time the former prime minister pops up on TV I find myself telling him in words of one syllable where he can stick his interfaith dialogues, or whatever it is he's blathering about that day.
The result is cars in places on the table where there is not enough room and they end up falling off or piling on top of each other - I would explain all this to him in easily understood words of one syllable.
Most of it, I wouldn't know what to do with if it jumped up, bit me on the backside and explained itself in words of one syllable.
Hardly a day goes by without him having to explain his reasoning, sometimes in words of one syllable, to a curious hack or disgruntled fan from Malaysia.
Maybe it is because I am too old and too dim to comprehend the marvels of modern science, but I would dearly like to have explained to me in words of one syllable how the Prime Minister proposes to go about identifying hooligans of the future even before they have left the womb.
Eriksson can then turn to Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard and explain, in words of one syllable if required, that if two of the brightest midfield minds in the world can't sort out the simple equation of one-up, one-back, then perhaps somebody else can.
The cases they tackle are increasingly bizarre - old soldiers murdered by a nail through the head was this week's - while Boyd's desire to explain in words of one syllable or less what's going on for dimmer viewers is bloody annoying.
The title of this essay and the four paragraphs that you have just read are wrought entirely of words of one syllable.