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  1. #1 Is there acetone in them bananas? 
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    Someone was eating a banana in the car and I thought from the smell she was putting on nail varnish.

    Why would I have confused the two smells.


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    Quote Originally Posted by geordief View Post
    Someone was eating a banana in the car and I thought from the smell she was putting on nail varnish.

    Why would I have confused the two smells.
    https://www.google.com/search?q=phan...obile&ie=UTF-8

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    I wondered that too but don't bananas have that smell? (or is our sense of smell also very personal in the same way as our vision can be)

    I am x2 vaccinated and don't keep company apart from the shopping
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    Bananas (and other fruits) can emit a wide range of volatile organic compounds some of which smell a bit "acetoney"... I'm not sure if bananas emit acetone itself but it wouldn't surprise me...
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