Sunday, December 02, 2007 By Aaron Brown
Bananas look funny, sound funny and they’re a three-dimensional euphemism for something naughty. (Have you ever noticed how a banana resembles a hot dog? Those have so many nitrates! OMG!). Meantime, old bananas are turned into a great source of alliteration (and carbs): banana bread. Banana bread is tasty and beloved, harkening Midwestern memories of hearth and home.
~ Excerpt from my Hibbing Daily Tribune column for the Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007 edition. The topic: Is it ethical to break up the banana bunches at the grocery store? Read it in the Hibbing Daily Tribune, http://www.minnesotabrown.com/ or archived here.