How I Learned a Better Way to Hold Chopsticks.

I thought I held chopsticks correctly.

Khalid Birdsong
Dec 6, 2021 · 2 min read
Illustrated by the author.

When I moved to Osaka, Japan, many years ago to teach English in junior high schools, I had a tough time adjusting to being a foreigner in a new country and barely speaking the language. I figured using chopsticks was one thing I had years of practice with, so there was no need to worry.