“The Gospel of Sanitation”

Marty, Martin

Context, 1984, issue 16

p. 11

“A young African businessman doing a two-year stint in the U.S. had dinner one night. ‘Well,’ beamed a matron, ‘I see you are learning to eat with a fork during your stay in America!’ ‘Ah, yes,’ replied the man, ‘I’m learning to eat with a fork.’ Then he deadpanned: ‘Admittedly, if I stop to think of all the people who have slobbered over it before me, it almost turns my stomach, but, yes, I’m learning.’”