9 July 2009
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Q.When were knives and forks invented ?
A.Flint knives were used in the Neolithic period. Table knives were introduced in the 1600s. Forks were 1st used in the Middle East in the 1st century.
Q.What way should the knife blade point at a table setting?
A.The blade of a knife faces inwards. Forks on the left, knives and spoons on the right. You should start with the implements on the outside and work in.
Q.what side does a soup spoon go when setting for dinner
A.Soup spoons should go to the outside of the knives. Forks should be placed to the left of the plate & knives to the right. Use them from the outside in.
Q.How do i spell cutlery
A.'Cutlery' is the correct spelling for a collection of knives, forks and spoons. Another common name for any implement used on a table is 'flatware'.