COMEDY
08/11/2017 03:41 pm ET

This Is How The 'Slipping On A Banana Peel' Gag Became A Thing

Huh!

Though it hasn’t been at the forefront of comedy for many years, everyone is still familiar with the old “slipping on a banana peel” gag. But where did that concept originate?

According to the information purveyors at Today I Found Out, it actually goes back to when bananas first appeared in the United States. Here’s their latest bunch of knowledge, ripe for your assimilation. (Sorry.)

HuffPost

BEFORE YOU GO

PHOTO GALLERY
If Twitter Can #AddClimateChangeToTV Then Maybe Trump Will Pay Attention
CONVERSATIONS