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.
Jul 11, 2003 ... Why do people call Americans Yanks - trivia question /questions answer /
answers. ... young British ladies were referred to as "Americans", because one
yank and they were off. ... Please support us by liking / sharing our site: ...
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 ...
Jun 20, 2014 ... why do british people call their mom mum what about dad why dont ... I'm told
people in Britain use "towards" and in the US we use "toward.
Oct 21, 2004 ... Just curious - does anyone across the pond from me (I'm in England), dislike this
... Surely the Americans don't call the Brits 'poms'? ... I'd rather be called "yank"
than "ugly american", after all. ... Is it offensive if I call you Brits?
Jan 18, 2016 ... American Ethnicity and People. It's short for Yankee, the term of very contested
etymological origin for the British colonists of New England, ...
There are Brits that criticise some aspects of American policy (extravagant use of
prison sentences for ex... ... Why do people, Americans in particular, hate pacifists
so much? ... As to why "the Brits" hate us "Yanks"? .... Why don't those calling for
gun control also call for the disarming of government to the...
Jul 2, 2014 ... I'm just wondering where the term came from I know it dates back to the
revolutionary war but that's about all I know. I appreciate your answers.