Comedy Nonfiction Reference/Guide/Manual

Spork: A document of ambiguity and acceptance

By Jeff Zick, 1995

False dichotomies abound in human societies. That between the spoon and fork is a symbolic and palatable example. These two objects are seen as alternates in form and function among plate-to- mouth utensils (in North America). Unknown to many is a unique hybrid utensil that shares features of both spoon and fork- t h e spork. The spork is ambiguous, eclectic, perplexing and peripheral.

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