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Banana Guard
image JL wants to know if Banana Guard is real or a hoax. But first, what is the Banana Guard? From the website, it's a "unique, patented device [that] allows for the safe transport and storage of individual bananas letting you enjoy perfect bananas anytime, anywhere." In other words, it stops your banana from getting bruised. It's available in a variety of colors such as Mellow Yellow and Glow in the Dark. So to answer JL's question: Yes, JL, there is a Banana Guard. It was invented by two Vancouver ER doctors, Drs. Sunil Mangal and David Agulnik, over ten years ago. Agulnik noted in a 2003 Toronto Star article about their invention that, "Many people who see this for the first time do seem to make reference to its adult toy appearance, but once they see the practicality and usefulness of the product they are eager to try it for its intended purpose."
Categories: Food
Posted by The Curator on Tue Apr 20, 2004
It's very real. I have one in my hand as we speak. Sorry, no hoax. They are actually quite useful as well.
Posted by mare  in  Montreal  on  Wed Apr 21, 2004  at  01:05 PM
Too funny!!!

I'm a huge sceptic so to find something we came up with here is fantastic. yeah it's real invented tongue in cheek by 3 of us and it seems to have taken a life of its own.

Sunil Mangal
Posted by Sunil Mangal  in  Vancouver  on  Thu Apr 29, 2004  at  11:18 PM
What if you just have an awkardly shaped banana?
Posted by Mary  on  Sat Jul 03, 2004  at  08:57 PM
its real.I have seen them in catalogues
Posted by J  on  Sat Nov 25, 2006  at  06:36 AM
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