Tag Archives: forks

Forks Were Once Controversial Utensils

Believe it or not, the fork was a controversial utensil and not accepted in all countries until the mid 1600s. The word fork comes from the Latin word furca, meaning pitchfork.  Many cultures made a connection between the pitchfork and … Continue reading

Posted in Etiquette History | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment