A British/Australian term for all Americans, regardless of position. We don't care if it's really a shortening of 'Yankee', or northern Americans. We just fucking use it this way.
"Damn, this giant Sony camcorder got eaten by a South African monkeyfish. Fucking Yanks"
Guy 1: "LOLZ I HAVE TEH SKILLZ"
Guy 2: "Fucking yanks."
TV: "Food poisoning spreads throughout a Martian colony. It's believed to be caused by China." Guy: "Fucking yanks."