OED DEFINITION: RHUBARB - 4. a. The word ‘rhubarb’ as repeated by actors to give the
impression of murmurous hubbub or conversation.
4. d. slang. Nonsense, worthless stuff.
Okay, so it is the 7th of April, and in central Texas it is now SLEETING. Tooooo weird. This is right up there with the ice storm that was followed by a high of 99F about two weeks later - in February.