How do you explain Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity when you don’t allow yourself to use the word “relativity”? Or “gravity”? Or “Einstein”? Or pretty much everything else you find in a science textbook?
That’s the challenge Randall Munroe (creator of XKCD) gave himself in an essay for the New Yorker, where he limited his explanation to the one thousand most commonly used words in the English language:
Comedian Aziz Ansari, who’s not religious, recently spent a lot of time around his Muslim parents as they filmed his new Netflix show Master of None. While the filming went fine, there was a lot of tension during dinners with them since he and his girlfriend eat pork and they (obviously) don’t.
Ansari told Conan O’Brien how all of that played out and it’s hilarious: