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Yankee - Wikipedia

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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...

Why do the British call Americans 'Yanks'? - Quora

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Jan 18, 2016 ... It's short for Yankee, the term of very contested etymological origin for the British ... British People and Ethnicity · American Ethnicity and People ...

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

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Stars and stripes forever... until they rip your plate away. (Canadian Press via AP Images). American people are some of the loveliest you'll ever meet and make ...

Why do people call Americans 'Yanks'? - FunTrivia.com

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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. Jul 13 03, 2:28 PM. Accuracy is important to us

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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Dec 9, 2010 ... Etatsunien or états-unien does not even show up in the dictionary of the ... The Germans don't mess around and will call you US-amerikanisch (so good ... 2 Countdown to 2019: Theresa May confirms: Britain is heading for ...

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

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Oct 18, 2013 ... 30 Things Americans Do That Will Make Any British Person Angry ... Reading an American book where a guy slapped a girl on her ... No one even calls a Geordie accent, never mind a Scottish or Welsh one, “a British accent.