The origin of the name Rochambeau for Rock Paper Scissors is unknown.
There is speculation that it has to do with a French General, Comte de Rochambeau, or that it is a cognate for the Japanese word, Jan-ken-pon.
Rock-paper-scissors or Scissor-Paper-Rock, is a zero-sum hand game usually
played between ... Other names for the game in the English-speaking world
include roshambo and other orderings of the three...
May 18, 2016 ... The earliest known use of "roshambo" as a synonym for the game of Rock, Paper,
Scissors is found in a 1936 book called The Handbook for ...
First, a confession: Although I began playing rock-paper-scissors when I was a
child, I had never heard it called "Rochambeau" until you sent in your question.
Jun 14, 2012 ... I had honestly never heard it called that. Then again, rock-paper-scissors is one
of those games I'm not very good at. I tend to get stuck on ...
Jul 10, 2001 ... "Rock, Paper, Scissors," also known as roshambo (I'll get to the ... so instead of
coming to the Straight Dope, she called local radio station CBC ...
roshambo. a game; to kick each other in the balls over an object, last one
standing wins. Hey Pip, i'll ... ro-sham-bo. (Chinese/Japanese/?) name for Rock-
Paper-Scissors .... This is a way of choosing, and it's called Rochambeau. "How
"Dude, I'll rochambeau you for those tickets to the NSYNC concert!" .... Its like rock
paper scissors... but Ro Cham Beau are all quick words to say and more ...
Like many children's games, Rock-Paper-Scissors has evolved into a much more
serious ... Regardless of the option chosen to play, it is called a throw. ... creating
the alternative name for Rock-Paper-Scissors as Roshambo or Rochambeau.
(games) the game of rock paper scissors; (as three words, ro sham bo) the
syllables called out by players of rock paper scissors to synchronize their timing.