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12-07-2001, 02:31 AM
After a banana is peeled, one finds thin string like strands still sticking to the banana. What are these called and what is their purpose?
12-07-2001, 02:39 AM
It's pith. No cause for alarm, though it doesn't taste nice. Not sure of its "purpose", however.
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