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A McDonald's Employee Revealed On TikTok Why McFlurry Spoons Are Shaped So Weirdly, And It's Mind-Blowing

The more you know.

If you've ever had a McFlurry at McDonald's, perhaps you've wondered why the spoon is shaped so...weirdly.

It's hollow like a straw, but you can't sip through it. And the handle is a strange, boxy, square shape. Why not just give us a plain, old-fashioned spoon???

Well, a McDonald's employee and TikTok user, @marzpire, recently uploaded a video that explains WHY McFlurry spoons are shaped that way — and it's kind of blowing my mind:

It turns out the spoon is actually used to MAKE the McFlurry. Employees attach the spoon to the McFlurry machine, and it acts as a tiny little mixer, spinning and stirring your topping of choice into the ice cream.

Then, once it's done mixing, the employee detaches it from the machine, and boom: Now you've got a perfectly mixed McFlurry and a handy spoon with which to eat it. Magic!

"If u didnt know, now u do 😄," she captioned the video, along with the hashtag #McdonaldsSecrets.

Bravo

Now, perhaps you are very smart and already knew this. But I sure didn't, and neither did many on TikTok:

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It's something we've all been curious about, at least once in our lives:

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Important questions were asked — and answered — in the comments:

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While some people just had jokes:

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Thank you, TikTok, for always keeping us educated and informed:

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You can check out the McFlurry spoon reveal below: