Yiddish: It's a storm in a glass of water.

ס'איז אַ שטורעם אין אַ גלאָז וואַסער.

S'iz a shturem in a gloz vaser.

It's a storm in a glass of water.

It's "much ado about nothing," the Yiddish version of "a tempest in a teapot."   SOURCE: Stutchkoff, Der Oytser fun der Yidisher Shprakh.  Compare:

S'iz a bure in a lefl vaser. | .ס'איז אַ בורע אין אַ לעפֿל וואַסער
It's a tempest in a spoonful of water.

SOURCE: Furman, Yidishe Shprikhverter un Rednsartn

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