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A molehill man is a pseudo-busy executive who comes to work at 9 am and finds a molehill on his desk. He has until 5 pm to make this molehill into a mountain. An accomplished molehill man will often have his mountain finished before lunch.
Fred Allen (1894–1957), U.S. radio comic. Treadmill to Oblivion, pt. 2 (1954).
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