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Watermelon

Serve no more than a quarter of a small watermelon at one time.

Table manners for eating watermelon at informal affairs. At picnics and other informal affairs, you can hold the slice in your hands and eat it bite by bite.

Table manners for eating watermelon at more formal occasions. When using a fork, carefully flick the seeds away with the tines and push them to the side of your plate; then use the edge of the fork to cut bite-sized pieces.


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