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    Banner start

    "We are off to a banner start"

    What's the meaning?
    Is it a widely used expression?
    Only when you stop stopping your life can you begin to start starting it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Man About Town View Post
    "We are off to a banner start"

    What's the meaning?
    Is it a widely used expression?
    It comes from sports. In college sports, if your team wins, they get a banner and you hang it back at the school to show EVERYONE that you WON. So, if you are giving a talk and trying to motivate your people, you would say, "we're starting off great and we're going to have a "banner year" You mean, "We're doing fantastic and gonna do GREAT, we're going to WIN!

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    Duke Blue Devils 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse National Champions Duke Blue 18" x 24" Dovetail BannerFF_486249_xl.jpg
    Show off your Duke lacrosse bragging rights with this 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse National Champions dovetail banner featuring the final score from the title game against Notre Dame!
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