Mountain out of …
Living under constant threat of terrorism makes one skeptical of even small things.
When people saw this thing lying on the footpath they started all sorts of speculation from a safe distance. Everyone had his own idea about what it could be.
As soon as someone mentioned bomb, everyone started to run. Someone called the bomb squad. Suddenly a man came cycling fast, picked it. Tying it to the cycle carrier muttered, ‘ drop dare to drop again, I’m already late for work.’
Someone caught him. ‘You can’t leave before telling what this is?’
‘My mop, what else? ‘Said he.