he offered the extra banana gladly – of course she could partake in the fluffy delectability of the tropical fruit. he chewed the banana, savoring its delicate flavor. she began to peel her banana, carefully exposing the even white surface.

he watched in mute horror. she continued to peel the banana, tugging the soft yellow further and further down…

he could bear it no longer. his revulsion overtook him and he spoke carefully, struggling to keep his voice under control:

“um, could you do me a favor and take off the little sticker before you peel any further? it kind of grosses me out.”