those aren’t bananas they’re plantains expression or saying
A baffling and unfounded denigration of bananas
Never worked out why Granny said it almost invariably upon spotting dessert bananas
Granny D – 1960s?
Marion Dixon (Howes) – mother of Mum, spouse of Pop
Plantains – bananas used for cooking – were little known in 1960s Rhos-on-Sea