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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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For weeks the theatrical community has been hearing rumors that Reagan would soon seek to retaliate against the entertainment industry for all those years when he had to play second banana to an ape, and to avenge himself for the spurious celebrity accorded to his mortal enemy, Ron Jr.
Cooper did his share, but he was more of a straight man to her; a second banana who served as a foil (and sometimes a target) for her comedic zingers and stingers!
Julia Louis-Dreyfus claimed her second consecutive best comedy actress award for her role as an ambitious political second banana in ''Veep,'' with Jim Parsons again claiming the top comedy acting trophy for ''The Big Bang Theory.''
Clr Smith was unhappy that the council's new second banana was planning to go to Wembley to watch Town that Saturday rather than attend the opening of a community centre in his ward.
I believe that as Taran Killam, Vanessa Bayer, and Jay Pharoah made the transition from featured cast members to repertory players, their levels of confidence and airtime definitely increased, and all of them went from being second banana to important members of SNL.
Her droll line readings make Dory the funniest animated undersea second banana since The Little Mermaid's crabby crab Sebastian (Samuel E.