banana problem


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banana problem

A problem or project that requires little expertise to carry out. A “one banana problem” is an easily solved problem.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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banana problem: Business slang for a project that does not require a great deal of technical expertise-that is, a big, dumb gorilla could handle it.
Ford has got around the banana problem (and an issue with a roll-over crash test) by incorporating the B-pillar into the rear door itself - and that's something no one has done before.
There were also some less likely sounding phrases passed on to me like 'Banana problem' (something to do with comparing how complicated a task is to a gorilla's ability to use different numbers of bananas...?) which also weren't there but I wasn't surprised at that.