Utensilliness

 

Why are chopsticks a cool gift, but not a single fork?

 

note: I wish these chopsticks had different names; it’s confusing. I’m not sure which one goes in which hand!

double note: I want a set that are engraved with “this side up“.

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Today #255

I have an alibi for today, but not an alihello.

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10 responses to “Utensilliness

  1. Or how about labling “this end up”? So cool though, Ross. Your own personalized chopsticks. Two no less!

  2. “Which hand?” Too cute.

    I guess a single fork is like saying “fork you,” therefore inappropriate for most gifting occasions.

  3. I don’t know, if someone gave me a single fork that was engraved with my name, I might think that was pretty cool. If someone gave me chopsticks, I’d be like, “I hate eating with chopsticks, I can’t pick anything up, why didn’t you give me a fork?”

  4. The day I master the use of chopsticks is the day I will know I’ve achieved in life.

  5. I can use them but very slowly. They should be hollow like a straw for drinking soup.

  6. Thanks for the comments:

    Donald Diddams: I was supposed to have written that, but my left and right brain got mixed up doing the hokey pokey in the mirror. (I feel shame)

    madtante: I’m pretty good with chopsticks actually. I’m crap with eating peas with a knife though. Peas are undisciplined.

    note: everything is done with a lefthand here … except for the exceptional righthanded comment.

    Brown Road Chronicles: I wouldn’t mind a fork with my name on it … unless it looked like a knife in my shoulderblades or abdomen. hee hee … aaarrrghh.

    Cynicle Scribble: practice makes perfect … or more practice … or whatever. How is your Oz adventure going?

    Tony: they use the crazy spoons for soup here: ceramic and too much soup in them.

  7. It’s going ok thanks. I’ve got an update, but not for a few weeks 🙂

  8. I would like the ends labled on chop-sticks. “Mouth” on one end, and “Hand” on the other. I always get mixed up on that. That doesn’t happen with forks as often.
    -pf

  9. prairieflounder: hee hee! maybe the chopsticks could be labelled “Handle” and “Mouthle” … or would that be more confusing?

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