Southeast Asian farmers were the first to cultivate bananas. Southeast Asia (Indochina) has more genus's of the banana plant than any other part of the world, suggesting a long history of banana cultivation in the area. Africa has the second largest variety of genus's.
Nowadays the banana is used in a variety of ways. It's a flavor of ice cream and frozen yogurt. Bananas are used in deserts and cakes. But it is still first and foremost a breakfast favorite. Bananas have many health benefits. They help to reduce depression and anemia. They protect our eyes and help us to develop healthy bones. Because they are high in potassium they help to lower blood pressure and relieve stress. I'll have to remember that next time I'm all stressed.
A secondary term for the word bananas is crazy or deranged. I often feel as if I am bananas - as a matter of fact it's a term I hear used in reference to me on a regular basis. I guess I must really be bananas after all.
A third term finds the word bananas being used to describe response such as enthusiasm or excitement. The kind of excitement that happens when a great band walks out on stage to begin their concert - the audience goes bananas.
Yes, We Have No Bananas first became popular in 1923
Slipping on a banana peel has become a staple in comedy since 1910