“It’s on something called wavelets, it’s way too much to explain,” you blow off the question. This might be your one break from thinking about research the last thing you want to do is try and explain it to your parents who don’t have a strong enough math background to understand, you’d probably end up just confusing them. However, this doesn’t stop them from asking any questions.
Your uncle Robert who once upon a time worked in tech thinks he would understand, “oh yeah, I’ve heard a lot about wavelets, that’s like how our radios work. I saw a documentary on it once, they multiply signals with waves and then it ends up in your phone as a text message, it’s crazy how technology works like that.”
He totally thinks it’s something else, what do you do?
Continue ignoring the misunderstanding