1. In the southern states, the term YANKEE is used to identify someone from a northern state, especially those that happen to be from NY. Some southern folk dislike yankees because they assume that the northerners are rude individuals. I think its just a misunderstanding of cultures.
2. When a New Yorker travels to another state, they may refer to themselves as a "yankee" to let everyone know that they are from the same place as the all time best baseball team in the world (not boston...they suck)
1. "BAMA": Say folk, you talk funny. You ain't from down hurr. You must be a yankee.
"YANKEE": Nah son, I aint from these parts, im from Brooklyn.
The opposite of a yankee. used to refer to someone from a southern state. this includes: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, the Carolinas, the Virginias, Maryland, and Delaware. This also can include D.C. when used to describe fishnets and sandals like its cute to wear that nasty shit.
I'm pround to be a yankee...at least i aint no bama