Why? Why is the spoon shaped like a big ol' rectangle?
Why the square hole?
Is it a straw?
What does it all mean?
WELL, WONDER NO LONGER.
Tumblr user The Waiting Platypus, a McDonald's employee, says, "we fill the cup with ice cream, we dump the oreos on top, we stick the spoon in, we put the entire thing in a machine and use the spoon to stir your McFlurry."
The spoon is for MIXING:
Watch the entire process here and rest easy. You now know the truth.