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The Pasta Eater – Luca Giordano

In the 17th century, rich people carried a fork when they dined out, but its use spread slowly. A German preacher damne the fork as a diabolical luxury: “God would not have given us fingers if he wanted us to use forks.” Likewise, Darwin would not have given us opposable thumbs if he wanted us to use forks. (all this from my AP euro book)

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