Describing Saturn 5 in Simple English Is Difficult But Hilarious

By Jamie Condliffe on at

Describing any form of technology in simple English can sometimes be tricky. But try describing a space craft, and suddenly things get much, much harder.

Today's XKCD attempts to describe the construction of Saturn 5 using only the thousand most commonly used words in the English language. Take a read by clicking on the image below: the result is pretty amusing. [XKCD]