The theory of relativity explained in words of four letters or less. It reads a little like Cat in a Hat, only with fewer rhymes and less impressive rhythm: “I can hear you say, “No way. That can’t be!” But I tell you it is.” compares quite poorly to “Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun but you have to know how,” especially if you get into the beat when you read it. You need to draw your breath after the second “Look at me!” for maximum effect, and keep the pressure on the “me” of course, until you get to NOW! I suppose you already knew that, huh? “But I tell you it is” is good, you know, with the same insistence as “it is fun to have fun” but the phrases leading up to it don’t quite do it, do they?
Of course, Cat in a Hat, while metrically perfect, doesn’t explain the theory of relativity. (via Elouise)