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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...

10 Things Americans Do That Drive Brits Nuts | Anglophenia | BBC ...

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American people are some of the loveliest you'll ever meet and make us expats feel all ... But just occasionally they do or say something that we Brits find a tad… eccentric. 1. .... Miranda Hart Won't Be Returning to 'Call The Midwife' After All.

Why is it OK for Brits to call Americans Yanks but it's not OK for ...

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Jul 17, 2016 ... Why is it OK for Brits to call Americans Yanks but it's not OK for ... worst, or easiest to make faux pas for an American in Britain or a Brit in ...

What to call Americans: Yankees, gringos and USAnians | The ...

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Dec 9, 2010 ... ENGLISH needs a proper adjective to cover the United States of ... fact that only outside America does "Yankee" mean all Americans—does the ...

Urban Dictionary: yankees

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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 ...

american english - Is it appropriate to call a British person a "Brit ...

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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 ...

30 Things Americans Do That Will Make Any British Person Angry ...

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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'?

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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...

Why are Americans called "Yanks"? | Reference.com

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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 way ...

Don't Call Them Yanks: Proper Etiquette for Brits Visiting the States ...

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Mar 10, 2015 ... Don't Call Them Yanks: Proper Etiquette for Brits Visiting the States. US Flag Backlit by Jnn13 (Wikipedia Commons) ... something that many New Yorker's do, but not all Americans do – especially if you're visiting rural areas.

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Oh you crazy Yanks with your big guns and trousers that could fit three normal people in each of the legs! ... By all means, Americans, breakdown and cry – tell us something deep and dark ... See also: 10 Things Americans Do That Drive British People Nuts ... Miranda Hart Won't Be Returning to 'Call The Midwife' After All.

Why do people call Americans 'Yanks'? - FunTrivia

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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: ...

19 Things Americans Don't Understand About British People

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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.