Tag Archives: Malaysia

What Mahathir doesn’t understand about chopsticks

mahathir and chopsticks

To most, chopsticks are eating utensils shaped out of two strips of equal length, commonly tapered, and made of a wide variety of materials such as bamboo, metal plastic or wood. To Mahathir, chopsticks are purportedly stumbling blocks for a perfect Malaysian assimilation. “The Chinese eat with chopsticks, they don’t eat with their hands. They […]