I recently met a friend for dinner at a local place that specializes in steak. While we were waiting for our meals to come, I had an opportunity to casually glance over at a group of young adults, from time to time. While they all appeared to be enjoying their meal out together, each one struggled, in a variety of ways to cut into their respective pieces of cooked meat. There were as many ways of using the knife and fork as their were diners at the table, stabbing....sawing, etc. Not one person seemed to try the sheer simplicity of using their pointer fingers on each hand, instead of multiple fingers on both hands or even a fist, for a knife and fork operation.
It certainly reminded me of my own awful multiple finger fumbledly-ness when using chopsticks.( I need a personal tutor to sit beside me to show me the simple basics, too!)