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one-banana problem

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  • n. A problem with a low level of difficulty.

Etymologies

Derived from the idea that trained monkeys can do low-level jobs, working for bananas. It also may come from Sherlock Holmes lore. In one story he told Watson that the current problem was "quite a three-pipe problem", meaning that he would have it solved after smoking three pipes. (Wiktionary)

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