No joke. I had to explain the whole mum/garter thing to multiple people. When they were still confused I finally said "it's a Texas thing" and left it at that. I soo totally still have my mums! I miss making homecoming mums!
Because I recently found out there are six flags parks in other states whose patrons DON'T know why. There are six flags that have flown over Texas obviously. (French, Spain, Mexico, Confederate, Republic of Texas and USA