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...
... because of a sports team), but Brits seem to call all Americans Yanks. I did it ...
Well, it's probably nicer than what you'd really like to call us.
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As a Brit you can call me a limey if you want. I might be a bit bemused, but that's
about it. ... Why do the British call Americans "Yanks"? ... Why is it ok to call Asian
Americans in the US Asians but not ok to call African Americans Africans?
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...
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. Jul 13 03, 2:28 PM. Accuracy is important to us
Oct 18, 2013 ... 30 Things Americans Do That Will Make Any British Person Angry ... It's French
for fuck sake, you wouldn't call a quiche a quitch. ... Reading an American book
where a guy slapped a girl on her 'fanny' confused the hell out of ...
Dec 9, 2010 ... One might posit that only because these languages are spoken in Latin America
do they have the need to differentiate one type of American ...
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people in Britain use "towards" and in the US we use "toward.
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 ...