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November 9, 2007

Something Pomegranate


A couple of people sent me today’s Something Positive strip.

In a nutshell, in Greek mythology, Hades abducted Persephone, the daughter of harvest goddess Demeter, to be his bride. Demeter pulled some strings to get her back but because Persephone had eaten 3 (or 4 or 6, depending on the story) pomegranate seeds while in the Underworld, she is forced to spend 3 (or 4 or 6) months there each year. During those months, Demeter is too distraught to do her job, and thus we have winter.

September 19, 2007


Filed under: Bill Bickel, Boondocks, CIDU, comic strips, comics, humor, racial stereotypes, winter — Cidu Bill @ 12:02 am


Is there a racial stereotype I somehow missed, claiming that white kids are warmer than black kids?

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