Origin: American revolutionary war.
After: Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur,
comte de Rochambeau
As a lieutenant general, comte de Rochambeau commanded
expeditionary army sent to help the American Revolution during 1780 to 1782. His skillful leadership and professional wisdom were
vital to the American-French allied
victory at Yorktown in September 1781.
was so skilled at kicking
the British's balls in battle, that his victories were
His name, in corrupted
spelling, became slang for any number of contests or confrontation resolved by competitive nut-kicking