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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 Brits call Americans Yanks? - Totally Off-Topic - Joinee Forum

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... 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.

10 American Words You'll Never Hear a British Person Say ...

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

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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?

Separated by a Common Language: the States

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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 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

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 ... 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 ...

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

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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 ...

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.

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 ...

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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 warm, cuddly and very welcome. ... See also: 10 things BRITS do that drive Americans crazy ... 'Call the Midwife' Renewed for Three More Seasons.

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

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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 ...

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 ...