[thechat] american table manners -- fork in right or left..?

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Wed Aug 25 06:08:15 CDT 2004

Madhu Menon wrote:
> At 15:11 25/08/2004, Norman Beresford wrote:
>> I seem to recall that if you're using a single piece of cutlery you use
>> your left hand, however if you're using a pair (ie knife and fork) you
>> have the fork in your right hand.

That's left-handed style.

> I do it exactly the other way around. :)

That's right-handed style.

> Ain't that European style?

Not IME.

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