BANANA

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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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There were reports that this man was goading the elephant with a bannana prior to this event (which his daughter has denied).
"Almost everything he said was greeted with horrified gasps and massed tongue-clickings from the audience, and wild cheers from my friends and myself," he wrote in Bannana Republic: Reflections On A Suburban Irish Childhood "Geldof's pungent cocktail of motormouth arrogance, unwise trousers and disrespect for authority really did appeal to me."