You can't teach calculus to a chimpanzee. So just share your banana.
The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.
In a banana republic, one might slip on a banana peel but things do work - now and then for the people, albeit inefficiently and unreliably.
Time flies like an arrow - but fruit flies like a banana.
My friend asked me if I wanted a frozen banana. I said 'No, but I want a regular banana later, so... yeah.'
Obama might think of himself as one, but he is not a dictator. We are not a banana republic yet. This is not an authoritarian form of government. This is a constitutional republic, and the president doesn't allow or disallow. The president can't buy or purchase.
His venture sounds like a banana peel awaiting its victim.
Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.
Before the military coup in Chile, we had the idea that military coups happen in Banana Republics, somewhere in Central America. It would never happen in Chile. Chile was such a solid democracy. And when it happened, it had brutal characteristics.
Banana republics are run on cronyism.
Above Hilo, broad lands sweeping up cloudwards, with their sugar cane, kalo, melons, pine-apples, and banana groves suggest the boundless liberality of Nature.
Honduras was the original 'banana republic,' and its poverty remains extreme.
My next book's title is going to be, 'I Have One Foot in the Grave and Another on a Banana Peel.'
My favorite healthy foods are Jamaican chicken soup, Jamaican chicken stew peas, Jamaican brown stew chicken, plantains and banana chips.