Yo Switzerland, I'm happy for you and I'ma let you finish, but the Romans had the best folding knife of all time. OF ALL TIME! Okay, so it's not Swiss, and it's not an army knife, since it's actually cutlery, but "Roman Civilian Folding Flatware" lacks that certain ring to it. The Roman Folding Multiutensil. And here it is: The Roman Flip-flop Spork. The Roman All-In-One Picnic Knife. And a functioning replica here: The Roman ProtoSpork. More images here. The Roman Retractable Picksporkula. Read more about Roman folding knives here. Article.