The Shade Tree Howler Monkey Banana Scale

The Shade Tree Howler Monkey scale was originated by Larry Soo.
Here's how the bananas rank:


banana Easy;
almost the same amount of skill as required to peel a banana.
bananabanana Moderately difficult;
knowledge of tools and their uses required.
bananabananabanana Pushing the limits of a stock howler monkey;
opposable thumbs only get you so far.
bananabananabananabanana Requires the ability to communicate abstract ideas
to other howler monkeys.
bananabananabananabananabanana The job should only be attempted by a professional orangutan.
The Banana Scale