awkward moment in class today:
professor: "anybody know what a 'reference group' is?"
me: "yeah, it's a group you look to in order to guide your choices and attitudes. so, like, if you were a christian, you might go to a group of christians and be like...'hey, i'm thinking about adultery. whatcha think?' and they'd be like...'um...nope. thumbs down. we vote no.'"
professor: "...yeah...that'd probably get a big thumbs down..."