City I’ll Rochambeau You For It
posted by August 10 at 15:28 PMon
In this week’s Stranger, bright red fliers for this weekend’s Lake Fest were lovingly tucked between the pages of the Chow section.
I’ve had a copy of the ad staring me in the face but yesterday, I noticed a peculiar listing in the bottom right corner of the flier:
6-9pm Rochambeau Tournament
What, what, what???
As far as I knew, Rochambeau looked something like this:
I called the Lake Fest people to see if they were going to have a real-live nut-kicking competition.
Their version of Rochambeu looks like this:
Although they will be holding a game of kickball. Tee hee.
Am I the only one who didn’t know Rochambeau was just a silly name for rock, paper, scissors?
UPDATE: For more on the history of Rochambeau, go here.