from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for a plastic eating utensil having a spoonlike bowl and tines.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ‘portmanteau-word’ applied to a long, slender spoon having at the end of the bowl projections resembling the tines of a fork.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. trademark for a plastic eating utensil that has both tines and a bowl like a spoon
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Hoodathunk says: belaccifer lacca, I think Spork is having a difficult time getting his pink slip into the fax machine.
So now Spork is championing a comedian who specializes in acting like a dumb hick redneck?
If I ever make a movie I'm going to call it Spork.
Far from Tribeca, the virtual festival will include Edward Burns '"Nice Guy Johnny"; the hermaphrodite comedy "Spork"; and "The Sentimental Engine Driver," the debut by Omar Rodriguez Lopez, known best from his band Mars Volta.
"Spork," written and directed by J.B. Ghuman Jr., is about a 14-year-old hermaphrodite, but her condition is window dressing - it's an out-there way to make her an outcast.
Some of the festival's more commercial prospects include the ensemble teen comedy "Beware the Gonzo," the Midnight hermaphrodite entry "Spork" (also viewable in the Virtual program), the Kim Cattrall vehicle "Meet Monica Velour" and the romantic drama "Monogamy," starring Chris Messina and Rashida Jones.
"Spork," which screened outdoors last night at the Ford Amphitheater, is pushing the boundaries of queer cinema in one of the directions it should be pushed.
Among the offerings are Edward Burns '"Nice Guy Johnny," the hermaphrodite comedy "Spork" and "The Sentimental Engine Driver," the debut by Omar Rodriguez Lopez, known best from his band Mars Volta.
This time finished as a SPOILER ALERT - The answer to the very last question is not "Spork," but it sure as hell should be.
Why don't they just call the fucking place "Spork"?