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Quotes: Layman's Terms
<LordPie> which part confuses you more, my complex lexicon or the fact that i beat you with your own logic?
<jestaa> using big words doesn't make you more smarter.
<LordPie> Sorry, let me put it in an language that you can understand
<LordPie> OMG, ROFL LOL!!!!!!!!! J00 GOT OWNED!!11111!!
—, #637196

Momentum, a function of mass and velocity, is conserved between portals. In layman's terms, speedy thing goes in, speedy thing comes out.

Arthax: And all this time I thought The Green Man was merely an anthromorphization of man's fear of nature.
Yeagar: Huh?
Nodwick: Arthax think green guy not real like tooth fairy.
Yeagar: Oh.

Executive: The water has one unique quality that separates it from other proprietary brands. According to our lab report, it has an aperient element that makes it cathartic.
CEO: What is that in English?
Executive: It makes you shit like clockwork, sir.

(Warning beeps)
EMH2: Doctor, some... thing just went off line.
EMH: ... Specifically?
EMH2: The secondary gyrodyne relays in the propulsion field intermatrix have depolarised.
EMH: (rolling eyes) In English!
EMH2: I'm just reading what it says here!
Star Trek: Voyager "Message in a Bottle".

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