Re: (Not necessarily tropical) trivia question
I don't know how you say it...but I say it as one.
And to back myself up:
List of Longest Words with One Syllable
"When Momcilo Krajisnik, Karadzic's successor, was asked about the chances of restoring a multiethnic unitary Bosnia, he responded with biting sarcasm: "You can't grow bananas here," he said, "bananas may grow in Africa but not here." He was not alone."
-John G. Stoessinger, Why Nations Go To War