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BANANA

A derogatory term; acronym for Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anybody. Much stronger than NIMBY—Not In My Back Yard.

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But, entertainment insiders say that by investing wisely, you could become one of the biggest-earning second bananas on the bill.
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They're second bananas to an egotistical palooka named Ted Healy when Hollywood comes calling, which almost torpedoes their chances at fame and fortune.
For while Gumbel is his usual smooth, steady and occasionally unpredictable self, willing to confront interviewees with at least nominally challenging questions, he has been surrounded by a coterie of benignly bland second bananas.