Every Little Thing

ELT is here to answer your burning questions.

ARRRRR pirate peg legs really a thing? Who invented the Cha Cha Slide? How old is Winnie the Pooh? If you have a question that needs answering, call the ELT Help Line at 833-RING-ELT or send an audio message to elt@gimletmedia.com.

Apple podcasts Stitcher

New episodes drop on Mondays.

Forks: One Utensil’s Battle for Respect

March 11, 2019

How to listen:

Subscribe (it’s free!) in your favorite podcast app.

iPhone X

Show Notes

While spoons, knives, and chopsticks have been commonplace for centuries, forks didn’t make it to most silverware drawers until the mid-1800s. What took so long? ELT investigates.


Guest: Darra Goldstein, food historian, cookbook writer, and founding editor of Gastronomica


Thanks to caller Nicole.