It’s Enough to Drive You Bananas

My post yesterday about the perils of “di-hydrogen monoxide” and all the scary-sounding chemical compounds that occur naturally in bananas prompted faithful Power Line reader Jerry Heyman to direct our attention to this three-minute clip from Penn & Teller’s cable show whose name I can’t use on our family-friendly website (after all, the show is on premium cable), where a petition gatherer ropes in a lot of people to oppose to di-hydrogen monoxide:

To be sure, the di-hydrogen monoxide scare is really old.  Coming next: worrying about “visible radiation.”  (Light.)

UPDATE: Crazy time alert: British Zoo Bans Bananas from Monkey’s Diet.  For health reasons.  Just when you think the world can’t get any crazier.


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