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"The April rain, the April rain,
Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
The cuckoo through the April rain
Calls once again."

Mathilde Blind, April Rain
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A storm in a teacup

HeknerHekner Posts: 1,493 ✭✭✭✭✭
"'There's nothing wrong with Novi,' he insisted as firmly as he could. 'Mira and George ... they're uninhibited, that's all.'
'˜It's a storm in a teacup,' Camille agreed, folding her arms." ("Watercolours")

a storm in a teacup (British & Australian) - a situation where people get very angry or worried about something that is not important

I think it's all a storm in a teacup - there's probably no danger to public health at all. (Cambridge Idioms Dictionary)
"The world was a fantastic, marvelous, awesome place, Rose decided."


  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,268 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    I dont touch anything in my sister's room because she acts like a storm in a cup.
  • FrankFrank Moderator Posts: 6,433 mod
    There are loads of beautiful pictures to be found that depict a storm in a teacup.

    Watch here for many more...
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,790 mod
    When you get a healthy result from you last Annual Physical Exam, I can say that it's not a storm in a cup.
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