Scottish Village Bans Bananas For Boat Festival

Scottish Village Bans Bananas For Boat Festival

A village of Portsoy is reviving an old seamen’s superstition by banning bananas during it’s annual boat festival. NPR’s Lynn Neary talks to festival chairman Roger Goodyear.

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