Mashable's new series Don't @ Me takes unpopular opinions and backs them up with...reasons. We all have our ways, but we may just convince you to change yours. And if not, chill.
Some food rules are necessary — it's best for everyone if I don't eat tomato soup with a fork, for instance — but some are less "helpful guideline" and more "low-grade tyranny." Among the worst of these is the unspoken law of string cheese consumption: If you bite into the string cheese, you're not just eating it wrong. You're also a monster.
The truth is that biting into a stick of string cheese is fine. In fact, it's often the best way to eat a cheese stick, a snack that people weirdly expect to be "fun" even though its real value lies in its practicality. String cheeses are individually packaged, ready to eat at a moment's notice. If you won't be away from a fridge for too long, it even makes sense to carry one around in case you need a quick protein boost. String cheese appears on dozens of lists of easy, portable snacks. Read more...More about Cheese, Dont At Me, Culture, Web Culture, and Food