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a variation of the more familiar, 'close, but no cigar.'

the little known phrase spawned from a conversation between a group of intellects in a small neighborhood bar on a weeknight. however, its true origin would be the confused mind of Meredith.

traditionally a phrase used by competing golfers. the new variation has yet to be clearly defined, but is assumed to be condescending.
Guy: Wait, isn't this song a Rolling Stones cover?
Girl: Um close, but no bananas
Guy: ...???
by G&T2009 January 31, 2009
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