Feeling grumpy? Care to vent? Who shall we play 'the world's smallest violin' for?

AmandaYVR
Meaning of the phrase/idiom:

A hypothetical instrument that one claims to play in mock sympathy of someone thought to be complaining unnecessarily.
Often accompanied by the gesture of rubbing the index finger and thumb together to "play" said violin.
Feeling grumpy? Care to vent? Who shall we play the worlds smallest violin for?
Feeling grumpy? Care to vent? Who shall we play the worlds smallest violin for?
Feeling grumpy? Care to vent? Who shall we play the worlds smallest violin for?
Feeling grumpy? Care to vent? Who shall we play the worlds smallest violin for?
Feeling grumpy? Care to vent? Who shall we play 'the world's smallest violin' for?
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