The term "Yankee" and its contracted form "Yank" have several interrelated
meanings, all referring to people from the United States. Its various senses
depend on the scope of con...
American people are some of the loveliest you'll ever meet and make us ... But
just occasionally they do or say something that we Brits find a tad… eccentric. 1.
Apr 21, 2015 ... We call English people Brits, and we call New Zealanders Kiwis, but what ... You
could use it in a "fucking yanks" way and make it offensive, but ...
Oct 29, 2012 ... So, why don't you pull up a La-Z-Boy, open up a Budwesier, make yourself a ...
For example, Americans call us Brits rather than the British. It entails then that
instead of calling you Americans, we should just call you Yanks.
Oct 18, 2013 ... Sorry but that word does not mean butt. It means ... British music artists singing in
American accents. ... Why do you call burgers 'hamburgers'?
US History ... Residents of countries throughout the world refer to Americans as
Yankees. ... The song "Yankee Doodle Dandy" originated in England and was
sung by both the British and early Americans, its lyrics changing as it made its
Even though some foreigner's refer to all American's as Yankees, does not make
it so. Call a Southerner a Yankee and he'll think you're either just plain dumb or ...
May 13, 2011 ... How formal is the word "Brit," and how do people from Great Britain feel ... I
wonder if Yank is acceptable for Americans. ;) – Grant Thomas May ...
Jan 18, 2016 ... ... the term of very contested etymological origin for the British colonists of New ...
Why don't we call White American people British-Americans?
Jul 22, 2009 ... Normally I just say 'the U.S.' or even the full(er) name of 'the United States'. ... On
the whole, people agreed with me that Americans do not call our country 'the
States' (a ... Odd thing is, the British think Americans commonly use 'the States' (
they don't), and the ...... I've...