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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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Nick Terry, Managing Director of Top Banana, which celebrates its 15th birthday this year, added: "It's great to be working alongside the guys at ORB to refresh and revitalise our brand identity.
Top Banana counts Marks and Spencer, Gucci Group, Lloyds Pharmacy and Bacardi among its clients and specialises in global leadership and management events.
But now the 62-year-old runs his own successful retro clothing store Top Banana in Birmingham and he rattles off designer labels as if he has spent a lifetime working in fashion.
Rude Health's new Top Banana organic porridge is a blissful blend of banana, roasted hazelnuts, maple flakes and oats.
The Top Banana Dodge Charger Daytona R/T will peel off the line in limited numbers later in 2005.
RIGHT: Graham Pither, teacher at Beaucamps School and guitar and keyboard player in Top Banana, who fell to his death TOP: The cliffs near Dinas where the body of Mr Pither was found ABOVE: Mr Pither's family leaving the inquest at Milford Haven yesterday
Candy, Top Banana, Honey Graham Cracker, Orange Juice, Licorice,
The team at Stourbridge based Top Banana Venues has booked overnight accommodation for a forty strong team taking part in The One Show's eight day rickshaw challenge from Llandudno to London.
The temporary outlet in Corporation Street stocks items from 14 niche stores including Benjamin Vaughan, Top Banana, Chatterbox Boutique and People, all based in Kings Heath.
UNDETERRED by the acrimonious split with and disbanding of the Friends of National Museums Liverpool, NML's top banana, Dr David Fleming, not only shared his thoughts about his fellow professionals with Dr Joanna Cobley on New Zealand Radio's Art Show, but then circulated them to his curators.