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Old 05-12-2017, 04:30 PM
ftg ftg is offline
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Not the PNW :-(
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Quite common, IME.

Mrs. FtG watches a lot of cooking shows and I know many of them use the term, e.g., Alton Brown. Nothing regional or specialized about it.

I've known it from a quite young age. You learn about forks, you learn about tines.