February 5, 2013

go bananas

Posted in Idioms at 12:14 am by Feng

go bananas – to go crazy; to become very angry or emotional [freedict]

I learned this phrase from an instructor in a training course that I attended today. I wondered why the expression “going bananas” has anything to do with craziness. It seems some else also asked the same question. One possible explanation is related to how monkeys can become super-excited when they are given bananas.

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