Unbreakable resolve leads Merc, Fever
Phoenix's Penny Taylor, Indiana's Katie Douglas lead the way
It's one of those terms you might have used all your life, but perhaps never knew exactly what its origin was. Well, I'm here to tell you I don't exactly know the origin of it, either. But I say it all the time, usually fondly: second banana.
A popular explanation is that second banana is a show-business term from the early 1900s. It may (or may not) have originated with a comedian named Frank Lebowitz, who used bananas in his act. So whoever acted as his straight man was termed ...
Read full story