But I suffer from CID (Culinary Ignorance Disorder). I know how to run the knife, and I know how to run the fork, but... my question for all of you is this:
What is that little flippy thing on the fork for?Surely someone out there in the infinite stretches of the Internet knows, and will save me from the heartbreak of CID.
Thanks to Shaneus (see comments below), we have closure on this pressing issue: This is a guard for your hand to protect from knife slips during carving. This is shown by this contemporaneous advertisement: