German word meaning Fox. It is pronounced Fox in the U.S. by people with the last name. It is pronounced Fucks by telemarketers, nurses, bankers, enemies, bill collectors, and other morons. It is also incorrectly enunciated Fuches, Fooch, Futch, Futches, Fooks, Fa-yooks, and so forth.
Answering Machine: Thank you for calling the Mr. Fuchs (pronounced Fox) residence. Please leave your message along with your telephone number after the beep.
Bill Collector: There is an important telephone call for Mr. Fucks. Please call me at 1-800-EAT-SHIT to discuss this important business matter. This is not a solicitation, and it is very important that you call me between the hours of 8 to 5, Monday thru Friday.
Mr. Fuchs: If you call me and pronounce my last name wrong one more time, you and your bank can go fuck yourself back to Bangalore where you belong. It is pronounced FOX!