When you get chopsticks from cheaper Oriental restaurants, they often come in these little single-serve paper wrappers that have "helpful" instructions on the side. And by "helpful", I mean:

Welcome to Chinese Restaurant.
please try your Nice Chinese Food with Chopsticks
the traditional and typical of Chinese glonous history.
and cultual.


Imagine a picture of a hand holding chopsticks here.

Tuk under thurnb and held firmly

Learn how to use your chopsticks
Add second chcostick
hold it as you hold
a pencil

Hold tirst chopstick
in original position
move the second
one up and down
Now you can pick
up anything:

After having spent sufficient time practicing, I can testify that with my disposable bamboo chopsticks, I am able to pick up anything.