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Top Banana

The English idiom top banana is a funny expression for the head person of a group. Bosses of companies, department heads, school principals, chiefs of police, city mayors etc... could all be referred to as top bananas.

Top Banana

Let’s test your knowledge of top bananas with a short quiz. Who are the top bananas of the following groups, organizations, cities or countries?

1. the city of New York

2. the country of France
3. FIFA (Féderation Internationale de Football Association)
4. Apple Inc.
5. International Olympic Committee

For the answers, click here.

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