11 June 2009

Bannanas Bad on Boats?

“Yep, saltwater anglers view bananas as the devil’s fruit. Some won’t even wear Fruit of the Loom skivvies, even though bananas aren’t on the corporate label.

“The superstition has plausible historical sources. Some say banana bunches often carried poisonous spiders, tarantulas and snakes aboard wooden ships. Others say methane from rotting banana cargos killed sailors….”

Read more at GreenbayPressGazette.com

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