The organ, galvanised into action, began at a breathtaking tempo to emit a waltz. ‘For the love of God, will you stop?’ Hennessy appealed. ‘You'll banjax it.’
1970 (2001 reprint), Edna O'Brien, A Pagan Place, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, p. 91,
Emma had suggested that you hide, said your presence might banjax her position.
1972, John Wain, A House for the Truth: Critical Essays, MacMillan, p. 99,
Some people at one time thought they were trying to banjax and bewilder the One, Holy and Apostolic. Oh and there are good people who are alive today and think the Church had a very narrow escape from the boyos of yesteryear.