MAKING A MOUNTAIN OF A MOLEHILL© wood engraving (ed.60) image: 5 x 6 in. $100.00 (go to "Hi There" for purchase information)
"Making a mountain of a molehill" is a common phrase, describing someone who shows an over-reactive, histrionic reaction to a minor issue. That person is seen as blowing things out of proportion and making a mountain out of a molehill. But the question as to whether something is a mountain or a molehill is relative. To an ant, a molehill is a mountain.

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