This story my grandpa told me when I was but a little kid:
During the Spanish occupation of the Philippines, the Spanish authorities "invited" Jose Rizal, a Filipino Patriot, to a banquet. Intent on ridiculing Rizal, the Spaniards ate as much bananas as they can then threw all their banana peels into Rizal's plate. Then they jeered, "These Indios are monkeys! See how much they love bananas!"
Jose Rizal calmly replied, "You seem to love bananas more than I do. You ate even the peel. Who's the monkey now?"
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