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Banana-A divine fruit?

  1. Apr 29, 2006 #1

    arildno

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    Or, if not (my opinion), he makes a strong case that the banana proves the existence of God:
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    About 50 years ago I read an article in an old SF magazine (don't ask me which one) the article was titled BA+NA2 and suggested that some clever prehistoric scientist had worked out a formula to know which plants to cross to produce a banana (which is a hybrid of the pepper family). It could not have occurred naturally but I don't think that is conclusive proof of anything.
     
  4. Apr 29, 2006 #3

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    Sure enough, but he DOES make a strong case for banana worship. :smile:
     
  5. Apr 29, 2006 #4

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    I'm convinced.
     
  6. Apr 29, 2006 #5
    That man has most certainly not seen a jackfruit.
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  7. Apr 29, 2006 #6
    I shudder at the theological implications of not-yet-ripe, green bananas.
     
  8. Apr 29, 2006 #7
    Sometimes a banana, is just a banana:wink:
     
  9. Apr 29, 2006 #8

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    He has his logic backwards. The human hand has that gripping shape because of all the millions of years that our primate ancestors spent holding bananas. :tongue:
    And as for the 'tab', it's a lot easier to open one from the other end and use the stem as a handle.
     
  10. Apr 29, 2006 #9

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    Agreed.
    To hold bananas is natural for us.
     
  11. May 2, 2006 #10

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    Note for future reference:

    Regarding the human hand vs. the banana:

    1] It is in your best interest to test this theory in the privacy of your own home, not in the produce section at the supermarket.

    2] Wives are not nearly as supportive of scientific study as you might think - especially in the produce section at the supermarket.

    3] Neither are patrons. Or staff. Or the manager. Or the police.


    Trust me on this.
     
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  12. May 2, 2006 #11

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    Solid advice, Dave. Thanks. Remember to let us know when your probation is up so we can have a party for you.
     
  13. May 2, 2006 #12

    I'd seen that before and it still makes me shudder. And people accuse me of being ego centric. I've got nothing on these guys.
     
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  14. May 2, 2006 #13

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    I remember reading a parody of this, where the banana was shown to be the perfect sex toy.

    Something about green meaning 'firm', being curved inward, and being a delicious snack to replenish your energy afterwards!
     
  15. May 2, 2006 #14

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  16. May 12, 2006 #15
    Gee thanks Astronuc, that's a great sounding recipe I am going out and try it. When I saw the name I immediately thought of bananas in beer but that sounds better.
     
  17. May 12, 2006 #16

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    I wondered why we don't have banans in our triffles, it seems chopped up ones do not freeze well and go all soggy very quickly :yuck:
     
  18. May 13, 2006 #17
    Even soggy bananas go alright in ice cream but they have to be frozen to maintain their texture.
     
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