A brief history of the spork

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Is a spork the best of both worlds?

The Spork is a confusing utensil that in theory has the scooping and liquid-holding properties of a spoon combined with the food-stabbing features of a fork. However, with the spoon part too shallow to hold an acceptable amount of soup, and tines too short and stubby to properly penetrate anything firmer than a canned peach, the spork has become one of the longest standing jokes in culinary history…

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