More than one way to peel bananas




Fifty-eight years old and I just found out I’ve been doing something wrong my entire life.

Turns out I didn’t know how to properly peel a banana.

I read about it on the Weird Wide Web, where everything is true, and found out that by peeling bananas the customary way — that is, grabbing the stem and pulling it downward to zip the skin away from the fruit — results in a less-than-optimal banana experience. Which pointed me to something else I didn’t know — namely, that a banana could be an experience and that it could be optimized.

 

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