Chausses

Chausses – French word for medieval fabric or armor leg covering. Pronounced [shohs] (rhymes with “shows”). English speaking people would call them “hose”. Notice, “hose” rhymes with “chausses” (when it’s pronounced correctly).

But Sylvie, you say, I’ve heard some people pronounce it as [chaw-ses]. To which I reply: some people are idiots. Don’t be an […]