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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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As the clear-cut second banana among the respondents, 34.
Continue with the second banana, point, say "two" and lift it to the left toward the first counted banana.
After his TV series ("King of Queens") and playing second banana to Will Smith in "Hitch" and Sandler
Now, Odom brings more to the table than his 90's Bulls counterpart, but it seems that Parker is the second banana to Kobe Bryant that the Lakers expected Odom to be.
A natural second banana, Korman gained attention on "The Danny Kaye Show," appearing in skits with the star.
Even so, it's pretty darned delightful watching Time Winters and Louis Lotorto extract every bit of comic nectar out of stuffy, self-important Holmes and perpetual second banana Watson.
He found out quickly that he was always going to be second banana to Drew.
He was often cast as the second banana, never the lead.