Of all the possible utensils for eating rice, how did we settle on two tiny sticks?
Was there ever a utensil feared more than the chopstick? Each bite is a game of chance whether anything will make it to your mouth. The wrist cramp. The mess. The inevitable shame of asking for a fork.
Sure, sure. Maybe you spent a couple of months backpacking through China and now you're this guy to the right ... yeah, we can do that too. Not.
If not, here's a crash course. All you have to know is: never stab your food, never leave your chopsticks standing up in your rice, and try to avoid being any of these people.
No. They're not for pizza.
This can only end in disaster
See, even this dog is better at it than you
And everyone is better than this guy trying to open a Pepsi
When all else fails, cut your losses and call for a fork
No, not like tha... forget it.
We get it. They're hard work. May we suggest learning:
Ni you meiyou chazi?
'Can I have a fork please?'