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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-07-11 12:17 PM
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24. Well, thanks for broadening my cultural horizons--I had no idea they were
held as more than just utensils in importance. I guess the smoothing of chopsticks would be the equivalent of holding up and earnestly inspecting and polishing one's silverware in a restaurant or at a dinner party--rude. The hair rods are beautiful.
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  -Chopsticks For China, Made in America JI7  Sep-06-11 11:30 PM   #0 
  - Before you know it....  RandySF   Sep-06-11 11:49 PM   #1 
  - America doesn't have the expertise to make those lil umbrellas!  Liberal_in_LA   Sep-07-11 11:33 AM   #11 
  - And then soon, WE can be out of wood, too  Duer 157099   Sep-07-11 12:11 AM   #2 
  - Nah, Georgia has quite a lot of managed-growth pine  Spider Jerusalem   Sep-07-11 12:23 AM   #4 
  - In minnesota, decades ago....  FredStembottom   Sep-07-11 12:19 AM   #3 
  - See this is the long term plan...first make their chop stix!  Javaman   Sep-07-11 10:38 AM   #5 
  - Its interesting to note there  AsahinaKimi   Sep-07-11 11:16 AM   #6 
  - Beautiful collection.  Le Taz Hot   Sep-07-11 11:20 AM   #7 
  - The best way to learn is to  AsahinaKimi   Sep-07-11 11:29 AM   #9 
  - Good suggesion!  Le Taz Hot   Sep-07-11 11:34 AM   #13 
     - A bib in the begining  AsahinaKimi   Sep-07-11 11:37 AM   #15 
  - Me too. I resort to impaling my food with them, and then use a fork.  TwilightGardener   Sep-07-11 11:31 AM   #10 
     - I wouldn't advise doing this  AsahinaKimi   Sep-07-11 11:34 AM   #14 
        - Looks like a giant clothespin! I guess it's less embarrassing to use  TwilightGardener   Sep-07-11 11:40 AM   #16 
           - Oh I would suggest  AsahinaKimi   Sep-07-11 11:50 AM   #19 
              - Interesting. I've only eaten with chopsticks a handful of times, and yet  TwilightGardener   Sep-07-11 11:57 AM   #21 
                 - The last one I see violated the most.  AsahinaKimi   Sep-07-11 12:09 PM   #23 
                    - Well, thanks for broadening my cultural horizons--I had no idea they were  TwilightGardener   Sep-07-11 12:17 PM   #24 
                    - rubbing the chopsticks together  shanti   Sep-07-11 12:24 PM   #25 
                       - Its not considered good manners.  AsahinaKimi   Sep-07-11 01:15 PM   #27 
  - pretty  Liberal_in_LA   Sep-07-11 11:33 AM   #12 
  - We're reduced to provide raw materials for a REAL developed economy. nt  Romulox   Sep-07-11 11:28 AM   #8 
  - you think this is a bad thing ?  JI7   Sep-07-11 05:24 PM   #29 
  - you think this is a bad thing ?  JI7   Sep-07-11 05:24 PM   #30 
  - That's good.  HappyMe   Sep-07-11 11:41 AM   #17 
  - Wow maybe soon we'll be dominating their toothpick market too.  Ganja Ninja   Sep-07-11 11:42 AM   #18 
  - They're weight-loss tools  mainer   Sep-07-11 11:53 AM   #20 
  - Yay Georgia!  Shagbark Hickory   Sep-07-11 11:58 AM   #22 
  - If we could make them out of recycled paper products then I would be all for it  Motown_Johnny   Sep-07-11 12:33 PM   #26 
  - post 4 explains why this isn't a problem  JI7   Sep-07-11 05:23 PM   #28 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-07-11 05:26 PM   #31 
  - "the American State of Georgia has a lot of wood" - Just ask Newt Gingrich.  FLAprogressive   Sep-07-11 05:27 PM   #32 

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