62% of Koreans can’t use chopsticks

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According to the Chosun Ilbo, “only 38 percent of [Korean] adults, split almost evenly between male and female, [are] able to use chopsticks in the correct manner.” The problem could threaten Korea’s future intellectual prowess. Professor Kim Phil-soo at Daelim College who conducted a survey of 252 Korean adults said: “chopsticks require a person to use 64 muscles and 30 articulate movements simultaneously, which also acts in developing brain potential.”

One thought on “62% of Koreans can’t use chopsticks

  1. Can I buy Korean chopsticks in New Malden or do I really have to go visit South korea and buy them from there?

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