I had originally cut the corn off the cob for the girls, but was prompted by my grandmother to let them gnaw on the corn on the actual cob. So, I gave it to them and let them go to town. Of course, Ruthie caught right on to the process.
Maddie was another story. Out of pure confusion as to eating this strange food, she promptly sat it on her tray and just dove in, head first, to eat.