The Surprising History Of The Fork: How This Utensil Changed The Way We Eat

This new utensil was seen as a symbol of refinement and elegance, and its use spread throughout Europe.

However, the fork was not universally accepted at first. Many saw it as an unnecessary and frivolous tool. In fact, it was even banned by the Church as it was believed to be a symbol of vanity. But eventually, the fork’s practicality won out and it became a staple at the dinner table.

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