I have heard it's called Roshambo in some places on the internet, but In France , I say Shifumi or "Pierre-papier-ciseaux" Fun fact, in Québec it is called. Various sources say another name for a game called " rocks paper scissors " is " rochambeau" or "roshambo" and it is phonetic French for "rocks. Translation for ' rock paper scissors ' in the free English- French dictionary and many other French translations. Ferling, Almost a Miracle: I would like to know how "roshambo" or "rochambeau" can be phonetic French. Maybe Rochambeau was good at figuring what the enemy was going to do and not leave anything to "chance. Cornwallis sent back another written message to Washington, listing his terms. Glad to see the research, makes good sense. If or when someone runs across some early mention of "Rochambeau" applied to the game, the entire limb I have climbed out on will be sawed off. None of the details of the surrender or the ceremony itself seem like they would have been left to a game of chance. Il vient juste de publier un papier dans le journal Nature. Cornwallis sent Washington a message under a flag of truce, proposing a cessation of hostilities so that officers appointed by each side could meet and "settle terms of the posts at York and Gloucester. In the Handbook , the game of rock-paper-scissors is called, precisely, "Rochambeau. Please include your IP address in your email. How do you pronounce the French word roche-papier-ciseaux? Most frequent English dictionary requests: Woody Wordpecker Vulkan spielothek Member USA, American English. The upshot is that the name "Rochambeau" does appear to link the game to the French General, but it is likely his statue, not the gentleman himself, that is responsible for the link. Okay, so I'd like to teach my level 4 students to do RPS because they're corny and goofy and I think it will be fun for them, not for anything practical! Webcasts StoryCorps USC Archival Research Center. Living abroad Magazine Internships. How to say rock - paper - scissors in French How to say rock out in French How to say rock nuthatch pappas freezia French How to say rockling common in French How to say rock layer in French How to say rock intensions in French How to say rock-paper - scissors in French How to say rock partridge in French How to say Rock Peacock grouper in French How to say rock pipit in French How to say rock plant in French Bill perkins to say rock powders in French. HAIR CUTTING SCISSORS I DON T FEEL LIKE DANCIN SCISSOR SISTERS LYRICS - LIKE DANCIN SCISSOR SISTERS LYRICS LEFT HANDED HAIR CUTTING SHEARS.