If you've ever dipped a chip and had it BREAK . . . it's because you're doing it wrong.  Most people hold one point of a triangular tortilla chip and dip the LONG edge of the triangle, to get more dip.  But that puts too much weight on the chip.  Structural engineers say you should REVERSE it . . . hold the chip along the edge of the triangle, and just dip one point.  Now you know.