Has the silly season started early this year? The story of Harrogate pensioner Irma Gledhill and the moment she was given a straight banana after eating dinner one night at her residential home, as featured by the Harrogate Advertiser, is becoming an internet phenomenon to rival the famed Whistable mum in custard shortage .
Irma told the Advertiser: "I said, 'Oh, I've got a straight banana! I thought it was a joke" and the paper headlined the story: 'Banana drama for Irma'.
I first saw it on Peter Sands' blog where it is described as a contender for non-story of the year.