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Opinion Do you have any new thoughts on bananas? Alexandra Petri answered your questions.

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Humor columnist Alexandra Petri is back from maternity leave and will online every Tuesday for a reader Q&A where she’ll offer a lighter take on the news of the day. Read the transcript of the July 12 Q&A below.

Read Alexandra Petri’s columns and past live chats here.

Follow Alexandra Petri on Twitter here.