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Bananas expensive

Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:30 pm
by Stevenloan
- Hi everyone! The following sentences are complaints about a dry cleaner. What does "bananas expensive" mean in this case?

#1 They lost my sweater and said they would follow up with a phone call. It's been over a month and I've never heard back from them.

#2 When they lost my sweater, they still wanted to charge me for cleaning it.

#3 Regardless of #1 and #2, they're bananas expensive and there's other, better options literally steps away.

- Your answers will be greatly appreciated.

StevenLoan

Re: Bananas expensive

Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:43 pm
by Erik_Kowal
"He's bananas!" is a slangy way of saying "He's crazy!" (Don't ask me why — I have no idea!)

So "bananas expensive" means "craz(il)y expensive".

Re: Bananas expensive

Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:49 am
by Stevenloan
Erik : Thanks a lot for your answer. It's great to know the interesting meaning of "bananas".

StevenLoan

Re: Bananas expensive

Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:28 am
by BonnieL
"Not bananas" was a crossword clue today - the answer was "sane." :D

Re: Bananas expensive

Posted: Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:24 am
by Stevenloan
BonnieL : Thanks for your funny answer :D