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.
Apr 21, 2015 ... We call English people Brits, and we call New Zealanders Kiwis, but ... Do NOT
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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
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 ...
Jan 18, 2016 ... It's short for Yankee, the term of very contested etymological origin for the British
... Why don't we call White American people British-Americans? What do
Americans really think about the British? How do British see the ...
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.
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 ...
Oct 18, 2013 ... Sorry but that word does not mean butt. It means ... 16. SamboD. British music
artists singing in American accents. ... Why do you call burgers 'hamburgers'? ...
As I have learned, not all Yanks are cut from the same cloth.
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...