It's April 1 in snoburbia, and besides being a holiday (the day your kid gets his college acceptances), it's the day to pull out your rain boots. If you are a snoburban female between the ages of, say, 15-50, you must own a pair of knee-high rain boots. You must wear your jeans tucked into your boots. I own several pairs.
Or maybe it's just a D.C. thang? A group of us went out of state to a non-snoburban area, and it rained. So naturally we wore our rain boots. We must have heard at least 50 women say, "I love your boots!" And we were like, What? Everyone where we live has rain boots.