When your DH takes some pomegranate seeds and you shriek "HA! Now you must stay in the underworld for SIX MONTHS every year!"...and then get sad that no one knows what the heck you're talking about.
Reading through these I was pretty sure, but this one confirms I now know I'm a nerd from way back because...
At 19 and not enrolled, attend a college Haloween party with BF (also not enrolled) as Persephone and Hades, complete with plastic fruit pomegranite I had to tote around all night, and NO ONE gets it.
<was it only my public school that had to study this in my non-AP English classes?!?>
edit: Ah, forgot about the sheath of wheat prop too. I knew there was some reason the beer cup became exceedingly difficult to manage! Lol
Or, more currently...
When you raise a kid who, like many his age, dabbles in spoken word music (rap) but has to dumb down his themes from political/social commentary to in-da-club just to gain a peer group following.