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Going bananas over acronyms

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Astragal's recent column concluded with the introduction of 'bananaism' as meaning 'ban anything anywhere'. I always understood the acronym 'banana' to stand for 'build almost nothing anywhere near anybody'. You can frequently hear its use to explain the refusal of almost any planning application!

PHIL CUSACK

Salford Quays, Manchester

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